Summer Fruit Shortcake Recipe

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Summer Fruit Shortcake

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Serves:

6

Ingredients

3 c
fresh fruit, mixed
3 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 c
strawberry puree
1 c
whipping cream, whipped

BISCUIT INGREDIENTS

milk
1
lemon, rind and juice only
2 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
sugar
4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
shortening
2 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In bowl, sprinkle fruit with 2 tablespoons of the sugar and lemon juice; toss to mix well and set aside.
2
LEMON BISCUITS In measuring cup, add enough milk to lemon juice to make 2/3 cup; stir and set aside for 15 minutes to sour.
3
In bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon rind; using pastry blender or two knives, cut in shortening and butter until well mixed.
4
With fork, blend in soured milk to make soft dough - Don't overmix.
5
Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 6-8 times.
6
Roll out or pat dough to 1/2 inch thickness.
7
Using floured 3 inch round cutter, cut out 6 biscuits; sprinkle lightly with more sugar.
8
Bake on greased baking sheet in 425 oven for 12-15 minutes or until tops are browned.
9
Let cool until warm; cut in half horizontally.
10
Spoon fruit mixture onto bottom halves of biscuits, reserving some fruit for garnish.
11
Stir strawberry puree with remaining sugar; spoon over fruit mixture.
12
Top with dollop of whipped cream, then biscuit tops - Garnish with more cream and remaining fruit.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy