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Grilled Peach Shortcakes

Katerina | Diethood
Grilled Peaches + Warm Biscuit + Cool Homemade Whipped Cream = SWOOOON!
Servings : 10
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr

Ingredients
  

FOR THE BISCUITS
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 4 ounces (1/2 of a 8 oz. package) cream cheese, cut in cubes
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon milk for brushing the tops
FOR THE PEACHES
  • 4 peaches , washed, sliced (about 8 slices per peach)
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar , or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar , or to taste
FOR THE WHIPPED CREAM
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Instructions
 

For the Biscuits:
  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, and orange zest in a large bowl.
  • Add in the cream cheese and mash it with a fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in ? cup of milk and form a dough.
  • Flour hands and divide the dough into 8 balls.
  • Place the dough balls 3 inches apart on a greased baking sheet or silpat.
  • With a glass flatten the dough balls to 1/2 inch thickness and brush the tops with milk and sprinkle a bit of sugar on top.
  • Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Take out the biscuits and allow them to cool down to room temperature.
For the Peaches
  • Drizzle peaches with balsamic vinegar and sprinkle with brown sugar; let sit for 30 minutes. In the meantime, preheat the grill.
  • Brush grill with a bit of oil.
  • Place peach-slices on the grill. Grill for 5 minutes then turn over and grill for another minute or two, or until soft.
  • Remove and let them cool to room temperature.
For the Whipped Cream:
  • Meanwhile prepare the whipped cream by combining together the heavy whipping cream, vanilla, and sugar.
  • Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • When chilled, beat the mixture until stiff peaks form.
Assemble the shortcakes by cutting the biscuits in half.
  • Place 3 to 4 slices of grilled peaches on the bottom half of the biscuit, top with a spoonful of whipped cream, and cover with the top half of the biscuit.
  • Serve immediately or put the cakes in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Notes

WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 8 

Nutrition

Calories: 209 kcal | Carbohydrates: 21 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Cholesterol: 45 mg | Sodium: 47 mg | Potassium: 241 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 10 g | Vitamin A: 700 IU | Vitamin C: 4.2 mg | Calcium: 69 mg | Iron: 0.8 mg | Net Carbs: 20 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.