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Lake Superior 4th of July Strawberry-Almond Shortcakes

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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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