Healthified Strawberry Shortcake Squares

60% less fat • 30% fewer calories • 75% less sat fat than the original recipe—see the comparison. A fresh look at a summertime favorite using Bisquick Heart Smart® mix. It's short on fat and berry delicious! From Live Better America.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 15

Cake

3
cups Bisquick Heart Smart® mix
1
cup sugar
2
tablespoons canola oil or 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1
cup fat-free (skim) milk
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
whole egg
1
egg white

Topping

6
cups sliced fresh strawberries
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons water
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1
container (8 oz) frozen reduced-fat or fat-free whipped topping, thawed

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
  • 2 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix strawberries, 2 tablespoons sugar, the water and lemon juice. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • 4 To serve, cut cake into squares; place on individual dessert plates. Top each serving with strawberries and whipped topping.

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the original.

Choose the brightest, firmest, freshest strawberries that you can find. Strawberries are available all year long but are in season from April to June.

We've called for frozen whipped topping, but you could use fat-free whipped cream topping in an aerosol can instead. Look for it in the dairy section of the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.