Red Fruit Shortcake

Preparation info
  • Serves:

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

This is a perfect dinner party dessert: refreshingly light yet satisfyingly delicious. I experienced “red fruit” for the first time at Le Bernardin in Paris, where it appeared on the menu as fruits rouges—a combination of sweet strawberries, plush tart raspberries, and bursting-with-juice currants. I was so entranced that I have no recollection of any other part of the dessert, but when I re-created the recipe, I determined that the ideal base is a génoise baked in a tart pan. The sp