“Healthified” Strawberry Shortcake Squares

June 12, 2009

(Taken from Eat Better America)
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 eatbetteramerica.
Prep Time:30 min
Start to Finish:1 hr 30 min
makes:15 servings

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
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 13×9-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.

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


One Response to ““Healthified” Strawberry Shortcake Squares”

  1. aarice Says:

    The shortcake was very basic tasting. Not very good and will probably not make again.

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