Strawberry and Nectarine Shortcakes

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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