Cake Recipes

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Cranberry-Pear Compote Shortcake

Here’s a home-style recipe I’ve shared with many of my friends and family. Cranberries, pears and cinnamon transform the usual strawberry shortcake into a wonderful wintry treat. —Priscilla Gilbert, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida