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Apple-Cherry Shortcake

Apple-Cherry Shortcake

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Bake 18 mins to 20 mins
  • Start to Finish 30 mins

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

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • Apple-Cherry Filling (see recipe below)
  • 3/4-1 cup whipping cream, whipped

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Apple-Cherry Filling

Ingredients

  • 1 21 - ounce can apple pie filling
  • 1 cup frozen tart red cherries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

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

Nutrition Facts

(Apple-Cherry Shortcake)

Servings Per Recipe 8, cal. (kcal) 420, carb. (g) 54, Fat, total (g) 21, chol. (mg) 89, fiber (g) 1, sodium (mg) 333

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