Ambrosia Shortcakes
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Serves: 10 servings
 
Ingredients
  • Shortcakes
  • 2 cups purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp orange rind grated
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1½ Tbsp Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ¼ cup butter chilled and cut into small pieces
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 3 Tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate thawed
  • ¾ Tbsp vanilla
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • Filling
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ¼ tsp cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups navel oranges sectioned
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chopped
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • 1 tsp grated orange peel
  • ⅔ cup flaked sweetened coconut, toasted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, orange rind, baking soda and Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend in a large bowl.
  4. Cut butter in with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine water, juice concentrate and vanilla.
  6. Add juice mixture to the flour mixture, stir just until moist.
  7. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface and lightly knead 5-6 times.
  8. Let dough stand for 10 minutes.
  9. Gently pat dough to ½ inch thickness with floured hands.
  10. Cut dough into 10, 2-inch squares.
  11. Place dough squares onto prepared baking sheet.
  12. Combine 1 tsp water and egg white.
  13. Brush egg white mixture over dough.
  14. Sprinkle evenly with sugar.
  15. Bake for 13 minutes or until golden.
  16. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.
  17. To serve, split the shortcakes in half horizontally with a serrated knife.
  18. Spoon about ¼ cup fruit mixture over the bottom half of shortcake.
  19. Top fruit with 1½ Tbsp whipped cream and 1 Tbsp toasted coconut and dash of grated orange peel. Top cream and coconut with top half of shortcake.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 254 Fat: 8g Saturated fat: 6g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 41g Sugar: 19g Fiber: 2g Protein: 4g Cholesterol: 17mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/ambrosia-shortcakes/