Take summertime shortcake, add spice, and top with warm apples and cherries to add a new twist to a favorite dessert.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

bake:
18 mins to 20 mins at 450°
total:
30 mins
Servings:
8
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Apple-Cherry Shortcake

Ingredients

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Directions

For the shortcake:
  • In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Cut in butter to resemble coarse crumbs. Mix egg and milk; stir to just moisten.

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  • Spread batter into a greased 8x1-1/2-inch round baking pan. Bake in a 450 degree F oven 18 to 20 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan. Split into 2 layers.

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  • Prepare filling. Spoon half of the warm filling and some whipped cream over first layer. Top with the second layer, the remaining filling and cream. Serve immediately. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Apple-Cherry Shortcake)

420 calories; total fat 21g; cholesterol 89mg; sodium 333mg; carbohydrates 54g; fiber 1g.

Apple-Cherry Filling

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  • In a saucepan, combine apple pie filling and cherries. Cook and stir the mixture till heated through. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.

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