When I think about strawberry shortcake, the word that comes to mind is wholesome. It’s a quintessentially American sweet that conjures up images of grandmothers patting together biscuit dough and whipping cream by hand.
But just because it’s wholesome doesn’t mean there isn’t room to make it a touch more healthy. This is exactly what I had in mind when I came up with these Whole Wheat Strawberry Shortcakes.
A Healthy Spin on Strawberry Shortcake
A few little tricks give these shortcakes a healthier spin on the standard recipe.
- The biscuits have less butter and more whole-grain flour than your typical recipe.
- The whipped topping is equal parts Greek yogurt and heavy cream.
This means fewer calories and less saturated fat. The same goes for the whipped topping, which is also made with yogurt (and the beneficial “good” bacteria that comes along for the…