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Strawberry Basil Shortcakes

Strawberry Basil Shortcakes

Basil adds a fresh twist to the traditional strawberry shortcake.

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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 15 min
Total Time


5 cups sliced fresh strawberries

1/4 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves

2 1/3 cups pancake and baking mix

2/3 cup milk

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt, melted

3 tablespoons granulated sugar

4 teaspoons coarse grain sugar


Aerosol whipped heavy cream

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

    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.

  5. STEP 5

    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.

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Nutrition (1 serving without whipped cream topping)

280 Calories
7 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
470 Sodium (mg)
50 Carbohydrates (g)
3 Dietary Fiber
5 Protein (g)
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