Tuesdays With Dorie – Devilish Shortcakes

by Jessica on November 30, 2010

Devilish Shortcakes

After all of last week’s cooking and baking, this was definitely a welcome TWD recipe. Not very involved, a handful of ingredients and just a few dishes to clean… talk about my kind of dessert! I halved the recipe so I didn’t have too many hanging around (which was a good thing because I almost made two of them for myself!). Topped with a little raspberry coulis and sweetened whipped cream, these were crazy-good. They’d make for a lovely little breakfast or brunch… even for a wedding or baby shower! Serve them up buffet-style with toppings for everyone to enjoy!

Devilish Shortcakes 2

Many thanks to Tania of Love Big, Bake Often for hostessing this week’s TWD. Check her blog for the complete recipe and if you’d like to see how the other bakers fared, click here!

Devilish Shortcakes 3

Devilish Shortcakes (pg. 425)
Source: Baking – From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan


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{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

1 yummychunklet November 30, 2010 at 12:55 am

Wow. The red raspberry coulis really makes the dish pop with the three contrasting colors! Nice photo!


2 Clivia November 30, 2010 at 5:17 am

Gorgeous with the raspberry on them!


3 Paula (Salad in a Jar) November 30, 2010 at 7:27 am

You make these sound really good. I wasn’t too sure from the conversations on the blog.


4 cindy harris November 30, 2010 at 10:33 am

Yours look so good I just may make them afterall!


5 steph (whisk/spoon) November 30, 2010 at 11:34 am

striking photos–love the colors! glad you enjoyed!


6 Cakelaw November 30, 2010 at 3:09 pm

I know what you mean – it’s nice to get an easy, no fuss recipe that you can make no sweat. I made these on a wrok night, so I was glad of it. Yours look lovely – the ruby red raspberry coulis makes a beautiful contrast to the dark chocolate shortcake.


7 Spike November 30, 2010 at 4:05 pm

gorgeous colors! love the idea of serving them buffet style


8 Katie Edwards November 30, 2010 at 9:42 pm

Looks D E L I C I O U S!! I want to try this for Xmas


9 Judy November 30, 2010 at 10:48 pm

Raspberries seem to be the fruit of choice for these. Yours look delicious. I made the whole recipe, but froze most of them, in dough form, right away. It will be nice in a few weeks to bring some out and bake them for a treat.


10 Tracey December 1, 2010 at 8:30 pm

I love your idea to serve them buffet style Jessica! Brilliant! The vibrancy of the colors in your shortcakes is amazing – great pics.


11 Katrina December 1, 2010 at 11:17 pm

Mmm, love the look of the chunky raspberry coulis!


12 Eliana December 2, 2010 at 11:55 am

Hmmmm – this looks sinfully delicious.


13 Margaret December 2, 2010 at 10:36 pm

This not so sweet shortcake was a perfect foil for the sweet toppings you added.


14 Di December 3, 2010 at 8:00 am

You can never go wrong with raspberry and chocolate together. =P That was my combination as well, with a little chocolate sauce for good measure.


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