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Gingered Strawberry Shortcakes

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Looking for an easy to make dessert? Then check out these sponge shortcakes spooned with gingery strawberries and whipped topping - a delicious treat!

Ingredients

1 1/2
pints (3 cups) fresh strawberries, sliced
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger
4
individual sponge shortcake cups
1/2
cup frozen whipped topping, thawed

Steps

  • 1 In medium glass bowl, combine strawberries, sugar and ginger; mix well. Let stand at least 30 minutes to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 To serve, place shortcakes on individual dessert plates. Spoon berries with juices evenly onto each shortcake. Top each with whipped topping.
  • 1 In medium glass bowl, combine strawberries, sugar and ginger; mix well. Let stand at least 30 minutes to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 To serve, place shortcakes on individual dessert plates. Spoon berries with juices evenly onto each shortcake. Top each with whipped topping.

Expert Tips

Crystallized ginger is candied gingerroot rolled in sugar and dried. The sweet, spicy flavor enhances the flavor of breads, baked desserts and cream desserts. Seal crystallized ginger in an airtight container and store it at room temperature.

Refresh purchased shortcakes by warming them in the microwave for 5 to 15 seconds on HIGH before topping them with berries and whipped topping.

Sweetened berries may stand until some juice develops and the added sugar dissolves. This happens most quickly at room temperature. After 30 minutes, the berry mixture should be refrigerated.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
39g
39%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
120%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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