Mixed Fruit Shortcakes

Mixed Fruit Shortcakes

"Field editor Sue Ross of Casa Grande, Arizona shares this delightful downsized recipe that makes just two biscuit-like shortcakes. Fill them with fresh fruit of your choice and top with whipped cream for an impressive dinner finale."
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30 m servings
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  1. In a bowl, combine the berries, peaches and 2 teaspoons sugar; set aside. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly. Stir in milk just until moistened. Drop by 1/3 cupfuls 2 in. apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Flatten into 2-1/2-in. circles. Sprinkle with remaining sugar.
  2. Bake at 425 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool. Split shortcakes in half horizontally. Spoon fruit onto bottoms; replace tops. Garnish with whipped cream.


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Tasty! I added wheat bran and ate it with vanilla yogurt as a healthier alternative.

Excellent biscuits for Strawberry Shortcake.. perfect for just me and my husband. Not sweet but a perfect compliment to the sweetened berries & whipped cream. Thank you!!

I used the shortcake portion of this recipe and unfortunately, I just didn't enjoy it. I found the texture too crumbly and they tasted like the baking powder. On the upside, the amount is perfec...

quick,easy and tasty. i used water instead of milk, and it turned out fine

Great recipe for two people!

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