Red, White and Blue Shortcake Stars

Add a patriotic feel to your dessert table with this colorful shortcake that's packed with berries and baked to perfection.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/2
quarts (6 cups) strawberries, sliced
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
4 2/3
cups baking mix
1
cup milk
1/2
cup chopped dried cherries
6
tablespoons granulated sugar
6
tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
2
cups blueberries
3/4
cup whipping (heavy) cream
2
tablespoons granulated or powdered sugar
  • 1 Mix strawberries and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Let stand 1 hour.
  • 2 Heat oven to 425º. Mix baking mix, milk, cherries, 6 tablespoons sugar and the margarine until soft dough forms. Turn dough on surface lightly dusted with baking mix; gently roll in baking mix to coat. Shape dough into ball; knead 8 to 10 times.
  • 3 Roll dough 1/2 inch thick. Cut with floured 3-inch star-shaped or round cutter. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4 Stir blueberries into strawberries. Beat whipping cream and 2 tablespoons sugar in chilled medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Split shortcakes in half while hot. Fill and top with berries and whipped cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    760mg
    760%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    72g
    72%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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