Pick-Your-Fruit Vanilla Shortcakes

Total Time
37mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 17 mins

Fresh out of the oven, cobbler-style shortcakes, split to accommodate your choice of stewed fruit. A yummy way to use up the frozen supply of raspberries, apricots, blueberries or peaches of last year. Mmm.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cake:.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar and baking powder.
  3. Measure milk and cream in a glass measuring cup.
  4. Whisk in egg and vanilla.
  5. Make a well in center of dry ingredients.
  6. Add milk/egg mixture and combine together with a fork in a few quick strokes; mixture should be sticky.
  7. Drop batter by spoonfuls onto grease baking sheet to make 8 shortcakes. Bake at 325°F for about 15-17 minutes.
  8. Let cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes before splitting them.
  9. Stewed fruit:.
  10. Gently cook your choice frozen fruit with sugar and cornstarch/water mixture over medium heat until thickened.
  11. To serve:.
  12. Split each shortcake horizontally and place the bottoms in dessert dishes.
  13. Spoon warm stewed fruit over, then top with second halves.
  14. Serve with whipped or ice cream.

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