Berry Phyllo Shortcakes

Berry Phyllo Shortcakes

What more could a berry lover ask for? Enjoy this layered dessert of crisp phyllo, vine-ripened berries and tangy lemon sherbet.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

1:35

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

servings

4
cups raspberries
2
cups blueberries
1/4
cup sugar
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
8
frozen (thawed) phyllo sheets (16x12 inches)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
quart lemon sherbet
  1. In large bowl, mix raspberries, blueberries and 2 tablespoons of the sugar. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350ºF. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Mix remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and the lemon peel; set aside.
  3. Unroll phyllo; cover with waxed paper, then with damp cloth to keep from drying out. Place 1 phyllo sheet on work surface; brush with butter. Continue layering phyllo and brushing each sheet with butter. After brushing top sheet, sprinkle with lemon peel mixture; gently press into phyllo.
  4. Cut layered phyllo into 6 rows by 4 rows. Place on cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool 10 minutes.
  5. Place phyllo piece on each serving plate; top with sherbet and berries. Add another phyllo piece; top with additional sherbet and berries.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
For best results, thaw phyllo completely and work quickly with each layer.
Variation
Use sliced strawberries instead of raspberries in this colorful springtime dessert.
Do-Ahead
Save some preparation time on serving day by baking phyllo shortcake pieces up to 24 hours ahead of time. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.