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Brandied Peach Shortcakes

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.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2010

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 filled shortcake)


  • 1/4 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 (50-milliliter) bottle brandy, divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 299
  • Fat: 9.6g
  • Saturated fat: 5.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 5.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 46.1g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 69mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 273mg
  • Calcium: 69mg

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Brandied Peach Shortcakes Recipe