Strawberry Coconut Shortcake
 
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An easy to make healthy shortcake topped with coconut whip cream and sweetened strawberries.
Serves: 10 Sliced
Ingredients
  • 6 cups Driscoll's Strawberries, hulled, sliced
  • 2 tsp. stevia
  • ¼ cup NuNaturals Presweet Tagatose or ¼ cup Sugar
  • 1 cup all Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup margarine or butter (I used Brummel and Brown)
  • ¼ cup egg substitute or 1 egg beaten
  • ⅔ cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • Coconut Whip Cream:
  • 1 14 oz can coconut, full fat (refrigerated for 24 hours)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. stevia (to taste)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 F
  2. Spray an 8" round cake pan with cooking spray; set a side. (I used a 9" Springform Pan)
  3. Stir together berries and 2 teaspoon stevia, set aside.
  4. Stir together ¼ cup sugar, flours and baking powder. Cut in margarine till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Combine egg and coconut milk, add all at once to dry ingredients. Stir till just moisten.
  6. Spread into prepared baking pan, building up the edge slightly.
  7. Bake for 15 - 18 minutes or till toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan, split into 2 layers. Spoon the fruit and coconut cream between layers and over top. Serve immediately.
  9. To make whip cream:
  10. 24 hours prior to making, place a full fat can of coconut cream in the refrigerator. Do not open o shake.
  11. When ready to use, scoop out the coconut meat and place in a large bowl. Add stevia and vanilla extract. Beat until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
  12. Recipe adapted from Better Homes and Gardens
Notes
Calories per slice using NuNaturals: 236.4, Fat: 11.9, Cholesterol: 0, Sodium: 191, Potassium: 164, Carbs: 31, Fiber: 4, Sugar: 5.7 (natural sugar) Protein: 4.9

Calories per slice using Sugar: 248, Fat: 11.9, Cholesterol: 0, Sodium: 191, Potassium: 164, Carbs: 32.1, Fiber: 4, Sugar: 10.7 Protein: 4.9
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Slice
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/06/14/strawberry-coconut-shortcake/