Strawberry Basil Shortcakes

Strawberry Basil Shortcakes

Basil adds a fresh twist to the traditional strawberry shortcake.

30 min.prep time 1:15total time
8 servings
0 Ratings


5 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
2 1/2 cups pancake and baking mix
1 cup milk
4 teaspoons coarse grain sugar


Combine strawberries, 1/4 cup sugar and chopped basil in bowl. Let stand 1 hour or until flavors are blended.

Heat oven to 400°F. Combine baking mix and milk in bowl; stir with whisk until combined. Gently stir in 2 cups whipped cream. Let batter rest 5 minutes.

Drop batter by heaping 1/3 cupfuls onto ungreased baking sheet; sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon coarse grain sugar over each biscuit. Bake 8-10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.

Cut biscuits in half horizontally. Spoon 1/2 cup strawberry mixture onto bottom half of each biscuit. Top with whipped cream and top half of biscuit.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving without whipped cream topping)

Calories: 270

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 510mg

Carbohydrates: 47g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 6g

Recipe #15636©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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