Summer Fruit Shortcake

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

How to Make Summer Fruit Shortcake

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.

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About Summer Fruit Shortcake

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



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