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Strawberry and Nectarine Shortcakes

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  • 45 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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You can’t miss with this classic! Homemade cake, stacked with fruit and whipped cream, is a delightful dessert.

Ingredients

4
cups sliced strawberries
3
nectarines, thinly sliced
1/4
cup sugar
4
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
cup margarine or butter
1 1/2
cups milk
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, combine strawberries, nectarines and 1/4 cup sugar; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 425°F. Grease two 8-inch round cake pans. In large bowl, combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until consistency of coarse meal. Add milk; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread dough in greased pans.
  • 3 Bake at 425°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans.
  • 4 To serve, split warm or cool shortcakes; cut each round into six wedges. Spoon fruit mixture and whipped topping between layers and over top of each shortcake.
  • 1 In large bowl, combine strawberries, nectarines and 1/4 cup sugar; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 425°F. Grease two 8-inch round cake pans. In large bowl, combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. Using pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until consistency of coarse meal. Add milk; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Spread dough in greased pans.
  • 3 Bake at 425°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans.
  • 4 To serve, split warm or cool shortcakes; cut each round into six wedges. Spoon fruit mixture and whipped topping between layers and over top of each shortcake.

Expert Tips

To make individual shortcakes, drop the batter into 12 rounds on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 425°F for 13 to 16 minutes or until golden brown. Split each shortcake or simply top with fruit and topping.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
5g
5%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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