Cherry Berry Shortcake Stars

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The dough for these shortcakes will be sticky. To easily cut out shapes, dip the cutter in flour between each cut.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
12 mins
Cool Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
37 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 to 7 large or 12 to 14 small star shortcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup fresh or frozen* tart red cherries, pitted

  • 1 ½ cup fresh or frozen*blueberries

  • cup sugar

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • cup butter

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup whipping cream

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ¼ cup fresh or frozen* tart red cherries, pitted and chopped

  • ¼ cup fresh or frozen*blueberries, chopped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°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 (per serving)

528 Calories
27g Fat
68g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 528
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 113mg 38%
Sodium 339mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 8.9mg 45%
Calcium 118mg 9%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Potassium 209mg 4%
Folate, total 88.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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