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Yield:
8 servings.
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine blueberries, 3/4 cup sugar, and lemon juice; cook 5 minutes. Transfer berries to a bowl using a slotted spoon. Combine cornstarch and water; add to blueberry liquid, and bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute; stir in blueberries and amaretto. Chill.

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  • Combine 1/4 cup sugar, flour, and next 3 ingredients. Cut in butter with a pastry blender. Combine egg, half-and-half, and extract; reserve 1 tablespoon. Add remaining half-and-half mixture to flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn out onto a floured surface; knead 6 times. Roll to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut 8 shortcakes with a 4 1/4-inch heart-shaped cutter; place on a greased baking sheet. Brush with half-and-half mixture; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake at 425° for 14 minutes. Let cool.

  • Beat whipping cream until foamy; add powdered sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Slice each cake in half horizontally. Spoon blueberry sauce over bottom halves; spoon half of whipped cream over berries. Place top half on each. Top with remaining whipped cream; sprinkle with almonds.

Source

Light and Luscious

Nutrition Facts

708 calories; calories from fat 40%; fat 31.6g; saturated fat 17.1g; mono fatg; poly fatg; protein 10.7g; carbohydrates 96g; fiberg; cholesterol 112mg; ironmg; sodium 419mg; calciummg.