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Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries

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Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries

Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries - Easy to nibble on: Crispy double-decker treat with a creamy fruit filling

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
Calories:
168
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 piece contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie168 kcal(8 %)
Protein8 g(8 %)
Fat5 g(4 %)
Carbohydrates21 g(14 %)
Sugar added10 g(40 %)
Roughage2.5 g(8 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.6 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E1.4 mg(12 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin2.4 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate29 μg(10 %)
Pantothenic acid0.7 mg(12 %)
Biotin8.5 μg(19 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.7 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C13 mg(14 %)
Potassium146 mg(4 %)
Calcium74 mg(7 %)
Magnesium15 mg(5 %)
Iron1.1 mg(7 %)
Iodine7 μg(4 %)
Zinc0.8 mg(10 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.1 g
Uric acid16 mg
Cholesterol86 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
6
Ingredients
1 heaping tablespoon
Cultured butter (about 20 g)
2 tablespoons
Spelt flour (about 30 grams)
2 tablespoons
Spelt flour (type 630; about 30 grams)
½ teaspoon
ground Cinnamon
½ teaspoon
2
2 tablespoons
Cane sugar (about 40 grams)
1 pinch
9 ounces
½
7 ounces
2 tablespoons
3 teaspoons
Blossom honey (about 20 grams)
liquid Sweetener
1 teaspoon
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Kitchen scale, 1 Teaspoon, 2 Bowls, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Mixing bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Dough scraper, 1 Wire rack, 1 large Bowl, 1 Sieve, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tea strainer

Preparation steps

1.
Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries preparation step 1

Melt butter in a small pot and allow to cool.

2.
Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries preparation step 2

Whisk together both flours, the cinnamon and cream of tartar in a bowl.

3.
Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries preparation step 3

In a mixing bowl, beat together the eggs, 1 tablespoon hot water, the cane sugar and salt with a hand mixer until creamy, about 3 minutes.

4.
Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries preparation step 4

Beat in the flour mixture and then the cooled melted butter until combined.

5.
Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries preparation step 5

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Divide the dough into 12 portions (about 7 cm diameter) (approximately 3 inches in diameter). Bake on middle rack of a preheated oven at 200°C (fan 160°C, gas mark 3) (approximately 400°F/convection 325°F) until golden brown, about 6 minutes.

6.
Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries preparation step 6

Remove from oven and transfer the spelt cakes on parchment to a wire rack and let cool completely.

7.
Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries preparation step 7

Meanwhile, gently rinse the blueberries in a bowl of water and then drain in a sieve.

8.
Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries preparation step 8

Halve vanilla bean lengthwise, scrape out seeds and mix in a bowl with the quark, yogurt, honey and sweetener to taste. Fold in half of the blueberries.

9.
Spelt Shortcakes with Blueberries preparation step 9

Dividing evenly, spoon the vanilla quark over 6 spelt cakes and sprinkle with remaining blueberries. Top with remaining spelt cakes, at an angle. Place powdered sugar in a tea strainer and dust  over the "double-decker" shortcakes before serving.