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
000 Ratings

Ingredients

5 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
2 1/3 cups pancake and baking mix
2/3 cup milk
1 Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
3 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons coarse grain sugar
Aerosol whipped heavy cream

Directions

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, milk, butter and sugar in bowl; stir until combined.

Drop batter for 8 biscuits 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: 280

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 470mg

Carbohydrates: 50g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #15636©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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