Rhubarb-Strawberry Shortcakes (WW)

Prep Time
Cook Time
2h 29m
Ready In

Recipe: #34722

April 20, 2020

"Recipe source: Weight Watchers Year Round Fresh cookbook. This is an old WW recipe -- at the time it was 6 smart points/serving"

Original is 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (129.7 g)
  • Calories 208.3
  • Total Fat - 7.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 103.2 mg
  • Sodium - 415 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 26.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.5 g
  • Sugars - 12.6 g
  • Protein - 10 g
  • Calcium - 85.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 3.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a saucepan over medium heat combine the rhubarb, 3 tablespoons sugar and the water and bring to a boil; reduced heat to medium-low and cook stirring occasionally for 5 minutes or until rhubarb is tender. Stir in strawberries and cook, stirring often for 3-5 minutes or until softened. Transfer to a bowl and let cool to room temperature and then refrigerate, covered for 2 hours or up to to 2 days.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 3

In a bowl whisk together 1/4 cup sugar with the dry ingredients (-salt) and with a pastry blender or two knives cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Step 4

In another bowl whisk together the next 3 ingredients (buttermilk - lemon zest) and then add the wet mixture to the dry mixture, stirring until a soft dough forms -- dough will be wet.

Step 5

Turn dough out onto a floured board. Press and pat dough to a 1/2 inch thickness and with a floured 2 inch cookie cutter or a large coffee mug cut out biscuits, gather scraps and re-roll dough -- cutting out dough until you have 12 biscuits. Place biscuits on prepared pan.

Step 6

Bake for 15-17 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Step 7

Split biscuits in half horizontally. Place bottoms on 12 plates and top each with 1/4 cup of rhubarb mixture, cover with tops of biscuits. Top each with 1 tablespoon of whipped topping.


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