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Berry Shortcakes

Berry Shortcakes
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds berries (such as raspberries, blueberries, or sliced strawberries)
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 biscuits, store-bought or made from a mix

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss the berries and 1/3 cup of the sugar. Let sit for at least 15 minutes (and up to 4 hours, refrigerated).
  2. In a medium bowl, beat the cream and the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar until soft peaks form.
  3. Split the biscuits in half. Spoon the berries and whipped cream on the bottom halves and sandwich with the tops.
By August, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 379
  • Fat 20g
  • Sat Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 41mg
  • Sodium 549mg
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 49g
  • Fiber 3g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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Buy organic: The grains that dairy cows eat can be treated with chemicals, which have a residual presence in milk and dairy products.

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