Monday, September 27, 2010

Strawberry Pinwheel Shortcake

These are kind of a cross between a cinnamon roll and a biscuit. They're good for breakfast or brunch or even make for a good dessert. Sometimes I add a glaze on top or some whipped cream with the strawberries.

Strawberry Pinwheel Shortcake
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1 1/2 c flour
1 1/2 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
1/2 c shortening
1/2 c milk
1 T butter, melted
1/3 c brown sugar
2 T ground almonds
2 T cinnamon

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
Cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly.
Add milk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 4-5 times.
Roll into a rectangle 11x8 inches.
Brush with melted butter.
Sprinkle with brown sugar, ground almonds, and cinnamon.
Roll up like a jelly roll and pinch seam closed.
Slice into 1 inch sections and place on baking sheet.
Bake at 425 degrees for 12-14 minutes.

Top with glaze or whipped cream and strawberries.


Mom Judy said...

These really look good and a fun twist. Is it a cinnamon roll or a shortcake? Love the strawberries too!

Christina said...

Wow! These look fabulous!