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Berry Ginger Shortcakes

Ingredients
  Fresh blueberries/Raspberries / blackberries / sliced strawberries / both 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Finely chopped crystallized ginger 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg product/1 egg 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Refrigerated / Frozen, Thawed)
  Non stick cooking spray 1
  Frozen light whipped dessert topping 4 Ounce, thawed (1/2 Of An 8 Ounce Container)
  Dairy sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Fat Free / Light)
Directions

1. In a small bowl, combine berries, the 2 tablespoons granulated sugar (if desired), and the crystallized ginger. Set aside.
2. Preheat oven to 425°F. For shortcakes, in a medium bowl, stir together flour, the 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, the baking powder, and baking soda. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in center of flour mixture. In a small bowl, combine buttermilk and egg product or egg. Add to flour mixture all at once, stirring just until moistened.
3. Lightly coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. On a lightly floured surface, pat dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Using a floured 2 1/2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter or a round biscuit cutter, cut dough into star shapes or rounds, rerolling scraps as necessary. Place on prepared baking sheet.
4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Cool slightly on a wire rack.
5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine whipped topping and sour cream. Split shortcakes in half. Place bottoms on dessert plates. Spoon berry mixture and whipped topping mixture over bottoms. Replace shortcake tops. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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