Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Red, White and Blue Shortcake Stars



Ingredients:

1 1/2 quarts strawberries, sliced (6 cups)
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
4 2/3cups Original Bisquick® mix
1 cup milk
1/2 cup chopped dried cherries
6 tablespoons granulated sugar
6 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2 cups blueberries
3/4 cup whipping (heavy) cream
2 tablespoons granulated or powdered sugar

Directions:

1. Mix strawberries and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Let stand 1 hour.

2. Heat oven to 425ºF. Mix Bisquick mix, milk, cherries, 6 tablespoons sugar and the butter until soft dough forms.

3. Gently smooth dough into ball on surface sprinkled lightly with Bisquick mix. Knead 10 times. Roll dough 1/2 inch thick. Cut with floured 3-inch star-shaped or round cutter. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

4. Stir blueberries into strawberries. Beat whipping cream and 2 tablespoons sugar in chilled medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Split shortcakes in half. Fill and top with berries and whipped cream.

Recipe shared from: http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/red-white-and-blue-shortcake-stars/e84447b9-edac-45d0-af3a-08ed0d651f5a