Pecan-Cinnamon Shortcakes with Bananas and Dulce de Leche

Honorable Mention Bisquick® Recipe Contest 2010! Ooey gooey caramel, fresh bananas, luscious whipped cream and a shave of chocolate with melt-in-your-mouth shortcakes. Yum! Recipe submitted by Sherryl Vera.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
2
tablespoons sugar
1/4
cup finely chopped pecans
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2
cups heavy whipping cream, chilled
1/2
teaspoon sugar
4
tablespoons dulce de leche (caramelized sweetened condensed milk), from 13.4-oz can
2
ripe bananas, cut into 1/4-inch slices
4
teaspoons grated chocolate

  • 1 Heat oven to 350?F. In medium bowl, mix Bisquick mix, 2 tablespoons sugar, the pecans and cinnamon. Add 1/2 cup of the cream; stir until soft dough forms.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 inches apart; pat into rounds, about 3/4 inch thick. Sprinkle tops with 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
  • 3 Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack; cool completely.
  • 4 In chilled large deep bowl, beat remaining 1 cup whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 5 Using a serrated knife, carefully slice shortcakes in half horizontally. Place bottom halves on 4 dessert plates; spread each with 1 tablespoon dulce de leche. Top each with 1/2 sliced banana, 3 tablespoons whipped cream and 1/2 teaspoon grated chocolate. Cover with top halves of shortcakes. Top each with 3 tablespoons whipped cream and 1/2 teaspoon grated chocolate. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Find dulce de leche in a can next to other canned milks in the baking aisle in the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
640
(
Calories from Fat
360),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
40g
40%
(Saturated Fat
21g,
21%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
32g
32%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 8 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.