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Apple-Cinnamon Shortcakes

 Apple-Cinnamon Shortcakes
Putting a spin on a summertime favorite, we topped tender shortcakes with delightful sauteed apples. The humble dessert is true comfort! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
8 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup plus 4 teaspoons melted butter, divided
  • FILLING:
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 large tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking
  • powder, cinnamon and salt. In a small bowl, combine cream and 1/2
  • cup butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 in. apart onto a greased baking sheet.
  • Brush with remaining butter; sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at
  • 375° for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly.
  • For filling, in a large skillet, melt butter. Add apples; saute until
  • tender. Stir in the brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Gently split
  • warm shortcakes in half horizontally. Top bottom halves with apple

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Apple-Cinnamon Shortcakes (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • mixture; replace tops. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 shortcake with 1/3 cup filling equals 496 calories, 30 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 91 mg cholesterol, 449 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.