Bananas Foster Biscuit Shortcakes

Bananas Foster Biscuit Shortcakes

Try this shortcut version of a dessert favorite, with biscuits standing in for the usual shortcake (and jazzed up with extra coconut).

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

Biscuit
1/2
cup flaked or shredded coconut
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
Filling
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
4
medium bananas, sliced
1
tablespoon light rum (or 1/2 teaspoon rum extract and 2 1/2 teaspoons water)
Whipped Topping
1
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, mix coconut and granulated sugar.
  2. Dip tops and sides of biscuits into melted butter, then into coconut mixture. On ungreased large cookie sheet, place biscuits, coconut sides up, 2 inches apart. Sprinkle any remaining coconut mixture over tops of biscuits.
  3. Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until biscuits and coconut are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium-high heat; stir in 1/2 cup brown sugar. Cook until brown sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; fold in bananas and rum.
  5. In medium bowl, beat whipped topping ingredients with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
  6. To serve, split warm biscuits. Fill and top with filling and whipped topping.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Add some crunch to the shortcake by sprinkling the whipped topping with toasted pecans.
Add an extra 1 tablespoon rum to bananas for more flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 540
    • (Calories from Fat 260),
  • Total Fat 29g
    • (Saturated Fat 17g,
    • Trans Fat 3 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 700mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 64g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 37g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 6 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.