Winter Shortcakes

Winter Shortcakes Recipe
Oxmoor House
Shortcake's not just meant for berries. This one sports a spiced apple filling piled onto a sweet potato biscuit.


9 servings

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Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 14 Minutes
Cook: 21 Minutes


1 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup butter
6 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced (about 7 cups)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup chopped dates
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt


Beat first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Cover and chill.

Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add apples and next 5 ingredients; cook over medium heat 20 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring often. Cool.

Split biscuits in half. Place biscuit bottoms on individual serving plates. Spoon 1/3 cup apple mixture evenly over each biscuit bottom. Place top half of each biscuit over filling. Spoon 1/3 cup apple mixture over biscuit top. Dollop with cinnamon whipped cream.


Christmas With Southern Living 2006,

Oxmoor House

December 2006
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