Peach Shortcake with a Honey Greek Yogurt Topping

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Flaky, peach-themed delights bursting with summer flavors.

We can’t think of a more perfect summer treat than peach shortcakes!  These flaky shortcakes, topped with fresh, local peaches, are a clean eating dessert that your whole family can love. With a little recipe tweaking, we have transformed this classic American sweet into guilt-free treat. Juicy peaches are taken to a whole new level by pairing them with a whole-wheat shortcake recipe and an awesome greek yogurt topping to replace the typical options of whipped cream or ice cream. Peaches are an amazing superfood so feel good about indulging a little with this recipe : )

Feel free to substitute your favorite berries or fruit in this recipe in order to please your taste buds!

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Peach Shortcake with a Honey Greek Yogurt Topping

Here is a clean eating dessert that is guilt-free and tastes amazing.
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 1 shortcake
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

Shortcakes

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour optional white whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon sucanat
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cup almond milk

Toppings

  • 2 cups peaches thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Honey Greek Yogurt Topping

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt plain low-fat or fat-free
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and sucanat and whisk until evenly combined.
  • Add the coconut oil to the flour mixture. Gently cut the coconut oil into the dry ingredients by using a handheld pastry blender. Continue to cut in the coconut oil until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • To the mixture, add the vanilla and almond milk and gently stir until a dough is formed.
  • Form 4 rounds (1 inch thick, 3 inch diameter) out of this dough and place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake shortcakes at 475° Fahrenheit for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Assemble toppings while shortcakes are baking. In a small bowl, combine peach slices and honey and stir until peaches are will coated. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • In another small bowl, mix together greek yogurt, honey, and vanilla. Stir well and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Allow shortcakes to cool before slicing open and topping each with peaches and honey yogurt topping.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1shortcake | Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 48.1g | Protein: 8.8g | Fat: 17.5g | Saturated Fat: 14.6g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 214mg | Fiber: 2.6g | Sugar: 13.9g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 16
Keywords Vegetarian

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