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Plum Shortcake Made With Leftover Biscuits

Author: SallyK / Date: 2016-09-21 @ 10:52 pm / Print Me! /
Tags: Plums / Economical /

Plum Shortcake Made With Leftover Biscuits

If you have leftover or day-old biscuits, here is a delicious way to use them. Any stone fruit, whether peaches, apricots, plums, etc., would work in this recipe.

Serves 4-5

Ingredients:

  • 4 c diced plums
  • 1/3 c water
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 4-6 leftover biscuits

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the plums in a 10 inch oven-proof skillet.
  3. Turn the heat on medium and add water, butter, lemon juice, sugar, nutmeg and salt.
  4. Stir until boiling. Reduce heat and continue to cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Nestle leftover biscuits in the syrup and ladle a little of the simmered plums on top of each.
  6. Place skillet in oven and heat 20 minutes. Remove and cool 10 minutes or more.
  7. Serve warm or chilled. Add whipped cream if desired.