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Lake Superior 4th of July Strawberry-Almond Shortcakes

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

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Ingredients

Strawberries

4
cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/2
cup sugar

Shortcakes

2 1/3
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
2/3
cup milk
3
tablespoons sugar
3
tablespoons butter

Whipped Cream

1
cup whipping cream
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
2
tablespoons sugar

Directions

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar; set aside.
  • 2 Heat oven to 425°F. In another medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, milk, 3 tablespoons sugar and the butter until soft dough forms. Drop by 6 spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4 While shortcakes are baking, in third medium bowl, beat cream with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Beat in almond extract and 2 tablespoons sugar.
  • 5 Split warm shortcakes; place on individual dessert plates. Fill and top with strawberries and whipped cream.

Expert Tips

Vary the fruit, using raspberries or blueberries instead of the strawberries.

Vary the extract to flavor the whipped cream; try vanilla, lemon extract or orange extract.

Add a few toasted almonds as a garnish for some crunch.

Nutrition Information

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