Strawberry and Blueberry Shortcake

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 pint fresh strawberries, washed, stemmed and sliced

1/2 pint fresh blueberries, washed and stemmed

1/2 cup sugar

Juice of one lemon

4 shortcakes, or biscuits, or pound cake

1/2 cup fresh lemon curd

1 cup sweetened whipped cream

Shaker of powdered sugar

Sprigs of fresh mint

Directions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine the strawberries, blueberries, sugar and lemon juice together. Using the back of a fork, lightly mash 1/4 of the strawberries. Split the shortcakes in half. Spread the bottom of each shortcake with 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon curd. Spoon a 1/4 of the fruit mixture on the lemon curd. Top the fruit with the remaining shortcakes. Garnish the shortcakes with the whipped cream, powdered sugar and fresh mint.