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Cherry Berry Shortcake Stars

Makes: 6 to 7 servings Yield: 6 to 7 large or 12 to 14 small star shortcakes
Prep 20 mins Bake 400° 12 mins to 15 mins Cool 5 mins
Cherry Berry Shortcake Stars
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2  cups  fresh or frozen* tart red cherries, pitted
  • 1 1/2  cups  fresh or frozen*blueberries
  • 1/3  cup  sugar
  • 2  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/3  cup  butter
  • 1  egg
  • 1  cup  whipping cream
  • 1/4  cup  honey
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1/4  cup  fresh or frozen* tart red cherries, pitted and chopped
  • 1/4  cup  fresh or frozen*blueberries, chopped
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a medium bowl combine 1 1/2 cup cherries, 1 1/2 cup blueberries, and sugar. Set aside.

2. For shortcakes, in a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl combine egg, 1/2 cup cream. honey, 1/4 cup cherries, and 1/4 cup blueberries; add to flour mixture. Using a fork, gently stir until moistened and dough comes together.

3. On a floured surface, knead dough by gently folding and gently pressing it just until it just holds together. Pat dough out to 3/4-inch thickness. Using a floured 2 1/2-inch star cutter, cut out shortcakes; re-form scraps as necessary.

4. Place shortcakes 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden. Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes.

5. Meanwhile combine remaining whipping cream and vanilla; beat to soft peaks.

6. Serve shortcakes with cherry berry mixture. Top with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts (Cherry Berry Shortcake Stars)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 528,
  • Fat, total (g) 27,
  • chol. (mg) 113,
  • sat. fat (g) 16,
  • carb. (g) 68,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 7,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 31,
  • pro. (g) 7,
  • vit. A (IU) 1552,
  • vit. C (mg) 9,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 3,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 89,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 339,
  • Potassium (mg) 209,
  • calcium (mg) 118,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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