Peach & Almond Shortcake

  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    Peach & Almond Shortcake - A moist and lightly sweet cake made with almond paste for extra almond flavor. Top with sweetened cream and enjoy!

    Ingredients

    • Shortcake:
    • 2¼ cups sifted unbleached all-purpose flour
    • ? cup granulated sugar
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • 4 ounces unsalted chilled butter, cut into small pieces (1 stick)
    • 3.5 ounces almond paste, frozen, then grated using the large-hole side of a box grater
    • 1 cup buttermilk
    • ½ teaspoon almond extract
    • 1 egg mixed with 1 teaspoon cold water for brushing on top of shortcake
    • Coarse sugar for topping
    • sliced almonds for topping
    • Sweetened whipped cream for serving if desired
    • Peaches:
    • 4-5 sliced peaches (peeled or unpeeled) about 4 heaping cups
    • ¼ cup granulated sugar
    • Juice of 1 lemon (about 1½ tablespoons)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 330 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.96%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.82%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.41%
    • Sodium: 508 mg 21.15%
    • Calcium: 299 mg 29.91%
    • Potassium: 451 mg 12.88%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.35%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 61 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 18.92%
    • Sugar: 43 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 13.25%
    • Vitamin C 27.56%
    • Vitamin D 0.08%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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