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Winter Shortcakes

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

Oxmoor House DECEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 9 servings
  • Cook time: 21 Minutes
  • Prep time: 14 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


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.


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