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Cornmeal Strawberry Shortcakes

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 6
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Give traditional strawberry shortcakes a simple twist with fresh basil leaves and a cornbread-based dough. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
pouch (6.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ cornbread & muffin mix
1/4
cup butter, melted
1
egg
2
cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
3/4
cup whipping cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. In medium bowl, stir cornbread mix, melted butter and egg until stiff dough forms. Onto ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough in 6 mounds (about 1/3 cup each).
  • 2
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix strawberries, 2 tablespoons of the sugar and the basil. Let stand 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In chilled medium bowl, beat whipping cream and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. To serve, split shortcakes. Fill and top with strawberry mixture and whipped cream.

Expert Tips

If fresh basil seems too adventurous, use mint instead.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
0%
Saturated Fat
11g
0%
Sodium
300mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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