Berry Phyllo Shortcakes

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

For best results, thaw phyllo completely and work quickly with each layer.

Use sliced strawberries instead of raspberries in this colorful springtime dessert.

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
82mg
3%
Potassium
134mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
19g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
24%
24%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
5%
5%
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.