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Red, White, and Blueberry Mason Jar Shortcake

Homemade sweet biscuits, sweet seasoned berries, and freshly whipped cream. Red White and Blueberry Shortcakes are the perfect patriotic dessert.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: American flag shortcake, Shortcake
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 700kcal

Ingredients

Sweet Biscuit Shortcakes

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

Berries

  • 2 pints strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 12 oz blueberries
  • 1 lemon zested and juiced
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Whipped Cream

  • 1 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, stir together flour, powdered sugar, baking powder and salt. Use a pastry cutter to cut in cold butter until mixture resembles cornmeal. Stir in the milk and heavy cream until a sticky dough forms.
  • Use a dinner spoon to scoop spoonfuls of dough onto the prepared parchment-lined baking sheet, leaving about 2-inches between each.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes, until tops begin to turn a golden brown. Remove from oven and cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Meanwhile, either combine the berries into one bowl and stir together with lemon zest, lemon juice and 1/4 cup sugar, or keep the berries separate and divide the lemon zest, lemon juice, and sugar amongst the different berries.
  • Whip the heavy cream with 2 TB. sugar using either a hand or stand mixer until the cream forms stiff peaks.
  • Serve in mason jars or glass cups layering with a biscuit on bottom with cream, then berries, and repeat until jar or glass is full. Alternatively, you can serve a biscuit on a plate topped with fresh cream and berries.

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Nutrition

Calories: 700kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 498mg | Potassium: 642mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 1480IU | Vitamin C: 108.2mg | Calcium: 203mg | Iron: 3mg