12Ingredients
420Calories
45Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds plums (Firm, pitted and quartered)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cassis (Creme de)
  • 3 tablespoons butter (cut into small pieces)
  • 2 strips lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 butter (6 Tbsp)
  • 1/4 cup milk

Directions

  1. Simmer the water, sugar, casses and zest in a pan over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add plums and cook til tender, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat, discard zest and add butter. Stir til butter melts.
  2. Use this to top shortcake in the following recipe. Best served warm with heavy cream whipped with 1 teasp cassis or almond extract and 1 Tbsp sugar.
  3. SHORTCAKE: Mix together dry ingredients. Cut in butter; either incorporate with pastry cutter, forks or your fingers til mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in milk. Push into pie plate or 8-inch cake pan. Bake 15 minutes in preheated 400 degree F oven.
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NutritionView more

420Calories
Sodium20%DV490mg
Fat15%DV10g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs24%DV71g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories420Calories from Fat90
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat10g15%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol25mg8%
Sodium490mg20%
Potassium340mg10%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat90
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate71g24%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars45g90%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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