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Red, White & Blue Shortcakes

A delicious and patriotic start to any US holiday, these shortcakes will spruce up the table and keep your party guests smiling.

Ingredients

Shortcakes

  • 3  1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups milk

Directions

  • Mix dry ingredients in large bowl.
  • Add shortening and blend until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Add milk all at once and stir 20 to 30 strokes with a fork.
  • Form into ball on lightly floured surface.
  • Gently knead dough 15 times.
  • Divide dough in half.
  • Roll to 1/4-inch thickness.
  • Cut with 3 to 3 1/2 inch biscuit cutter.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake at 425 F 15 to 18 minutes or until top browns.
  • Cool biscuits, slice in half and top with Sue Bee® Honey Whipped Cream, fresh strawberries and blueberries.

Sue Bee® Honey Whipped Cream

  • 1/2 cup Sue Bee® honey
  • 2 cups whipping cream

Directions

  • Whip cream to soft peaks; slowly add Sue Bee® honey and whip to stiff peaks.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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