Lake Superior 4th of July Strawberry-Almond Shortcakes

Lake Superior 4th of July Strawberry-Almond Shortcakes

Blogger Beth Dooley from Seasonal Appetites shares a favorite recipe.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

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
  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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Vary the fruit, using raspberries or blueberries instead of the strawberries.
Variation
Vary the extract to flavor the whipped cream; try vanilla, lemon extract or orange extract.
Special Touch
Add a few toasted almonds as a garnish for some crunch.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.