Strawberry and Nectarine Shortcakes

You can’t miss with this classic! Homemade cake, stacked with fruit and whipped cream, is a delightful dessert.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12
 

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

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  • 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.

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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.

Nutritional information

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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.