Brandied Peach Shortcakes

Brandied Peach Shortcakes Recipe
In this peachy version of strawberry shortcake, you grill the peaches and spoon them onto squares of citrus-flavored shortcake, and then top with sweetened Greek yogurt.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 filled shortcake)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 299
Fat 9.6 g
Satfat 5.5 g
Monofat 2.6 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 5.9 g
Carbohydrate 46.1 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 69 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 273 mg
Calcium 69 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 (50-milliliter) bottle brandy, divided
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 tablespoon honey
4 firm ripe peaches, halved and pitted
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Combine yogurt, sugar, and 1 teaspoon brandy. Cover and chill.

3. Combine remaining brandy, butter, and honey.

4. Place peach halves, cut side down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear. Remove peaches from grill; thinly slice and place in a bowl. Stir in honey mixture.

5. Split each Citrus Shortcake square in half; spoon about 1 1/4 cups peach mixture over bottom half of each shortcake. Top with top half of shortcake and 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture.

Note:

Maureen Callahan, MS, RD,

August 2010
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