Glazed Pear Shortcakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
Family and friends will savor every last crumb of this lickety-split dessert. The pound cake absorbs the apricot flavor and the warm sweetness of the pears. Special enough to serve company—and cute, too! —Fran Thomas, St. James City, Florida
Glazed Pear Shortcakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 medium pears, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons apricot spreadable fruit
  • 8 thin slices pound cake
  • 4 teaspoons chopped walnuts
  • 4 tablespoons whipped topping


  1. In a small cast-iron skillet, saute pears in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in spreadable fruit.
  2. Place cake slices on 4 dessert dishes; top with pear mixture, walnuts and whipped topping.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 256 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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