Healthy Desserts Recipe - Strawberry Short Cake

August 18, 2016

Strawberry Short Cake Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cake and 1/3 cup sauce) Ingredients: • 1 tablespoon calorie-free sweetener • 1 tablespoon cornstarch • 1 cup orange juice • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract • 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries (about 1 pint) • 6 spongecake dessert shells (5-ounce package) Preparation: 1. Combine sweetener and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir in orange juice. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat, and stir in extract. Cool completely. 2. Combine orange juice mixture and strawberries in a bowl; stir gently. Cover and chill 30 minutes. 3. To serve, spoon sauce over dessert shells. Tip: This luscious sauce is also good spooned over no-sugar-added ice cream, angel food cake, or fat-free pound cake. Source: Health.com

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