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    Classic Shortcakes

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    35 mins

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    15 mins

    diner524's Note:

    Great shortcakes to use for Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Shortcake or even Bananas Foster Shortcake (both of these posted separately to be used with this recipe. Both of these recipes are from Cuisine at Home Magazine.

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    Serves: 6


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    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 425 degrees; line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    2. 2
      Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl.
    3. 3
      Cut butter into flour mixture using a pastry blender until butter is the size of peas. Stir cream and yogurt together in a second bowl, add to the flour mixture, and blend with a fork just until doough comes together. Pat out dough on a lightly floured surface into a circle about 1" thick. Using a 2 1/2" round cutter, cut out as many shortcakes as possible and place on prepared baking sheet. Gently press scraps into a 1"-thick circle and cut remaining biscuits.
    4. 4
      Brush with cream and sprinkle with sugar. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 06, 2009


      These shortcakes are very good. Not too heavy with enough sweetness. Some I used for Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Shortcake, and some we just ate alone. I didn't change a thing and they came out perfect. Made and reviewed for PRMR, sorry it took soooo long. Thanks! :)

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    • on May 17, 2009


      Oh WOW!!!! These are exactly what I was looking for! This reminds me of my Grandma's recipe! I'm thrilled! I will be using this wonderful recipe from now on! Thank you diner! Made for PRMR

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    • on April 17, 2009


      They are really good even without the sugar on top.

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    Nutritional Facts for Classic Shortcakes

    Serving Size: 1 (88 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 302.8
    Calories from Fat 142
    Total Fat 15.8 g
    Saturated Fat 9.7 g
    Cholesterol 49.2 mg
    Sodium 390.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 35.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    Sugars 7.0 g
    Protein 4.7 g

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