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BLUEBERRY SHORTCAKE – The Southern Lady Cooks


This Blueberry Shortcake is made with a shortcake-style biscuit and a delicious blueberry sauce topped with whipped cream. It’s a delicious summer treat!

Blueberry Shortcake

If you love blueberries, you will want to give this Blueberry Loaf Cake a try! It’s easy to make and wonderful for any gathering with coffee.

❤️WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE

This blueberry shortcake is an easy dessert and so good. The sweetness of the blueberries with the shortcake is absolutely delicious. it’s so good topped with whipped topping or ice cream! This dessert comes together quickly and the shortcake will keep so you can make it up in advance.

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

  • All-purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Butter
  • Egg
  • Milk
  • Blueberry Sauce Ingredients Needed:
  • Sugar
  • Cornstarch
  • Water
  • Blueberries
  • Lemon juice
  • Butter

SWAPS

You can try this with other fruits, such as blackberries or raspberries. The sauce will be delicious made with those too.

🍽️HOW TO MAKE

This dessert is easy to make and the shortcake is a great recipe that you can use with other recipes.

COOKING STEPS

Step 1
Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter and add egg and milk.  Make into a dough that you can pat or roll out on a dough board. Can add more flour if needed.

Step 2
Cut out with a biscuit cutter and bake on a sprayed baking sheet in preheated 400 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until the tops are brown and done in the middle. Makes approximately 10 to 12 shortcakes depending on size. (Sometimes, I use a tin can to cut out and make them bigger.)

Step 3
Whisk together sugar, cornstarch, and water in a pot on top of the stove.  Bring to a boil and add the 2 cups of blueberries.  Cook about 5 minutes and remove from stove.  Add lemon juice and butter.

Step 4
To serve:  Split one of the shortcakes, add a few uncooked, fresh blueberries in the middle.  Place the top back on the shortcake and drizzle blueberry sauce over the entire cake. Add whipped cream or ice cream on top.

⭐TIP

This sauce is great on many things! Wonderful on pancakes, waffles and ice cream. If you have some leftover you can definitely use it for other things.

OTHER BLUEBERRY RECIPES

  • Sour Cream Blueberry Pie – This is a pie you will make over and over! The topping is what makes this pie wonderful and you can’t taste the sour cream.
  • Best Blueberry Cobbler – This is a really easy cobbler and one your friends and family will love. It’s wonderful with ice cream.
  • Delicious Blueberry Biscuits – These biscuits are a wonderful way to start the day! You can add the glaze or leave it off.
  • Blueberry Cream Cheese Biscuits – These are made with canned biscuits and we all love them. They are a great addition to a weekend morning!
Blueberry Shortcake

STORING, REHEATING & SERVING SIZE

We store the shortcake in an airtight container and the blueberry sauce in the refrigerator. You can heat up each in the microwave. This makes about 10-12 shortcakes.

Blueberry Shortcake

Anne Walkup

Blueberry Shortcake is a wonderful summer dessert. This recipe is made with a biscuit style shortcake and a delicious blueberry sauce, topped with whipped cream. Your friends and family will love this delicious dessert.

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 35 minutes

Total Time 50 minutes

Course Dessert

Cuisine American, southern

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter or 4 tablespoons softened
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk

Blueberry Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons butter

Shortcake Instructions

  • Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter and add egg and milk.  Make into a dough that you can pat or roll out on a dough board. Can add more flour if needed.

  • Cut out with a biscuit cutter and bake on a sprayed baking sheet in preheated 400 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until the tops are brown and done in the middle. Makes approximately 10 to 12 shortcakes depending on size. (Sometimes, I use a tin can to cut out and make them bigger.)

Blueberry Sauce Instructions

  • Whisk together sugar, cornstarch, and water in a pot on top of the stove.  Bring to a boil and add the 2 cups of blueberries.  Cook about 5 minutes and remove from stove.  Add lemon juice and butter.

  • To serve:  Split one of the shortcakes, add a few uncooked, fresh blueberries in the middle.  Place the top back on the shortcake and drizzle blueberry sauce over the entire cake. Add whipped cream or ice cream on top.

This sauce is great for ice cream or any kind of cake.

Keyword Blueberry Shortcake

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