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Grilled Peach Shortcakes

9 9 9
WW Freestyle: 8
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Grilled Peaches + Warm Biscuit + Cool Homemade Whipped Cream = SWOOOON!
Servings: 10
Calories: 209
Author: Katerina

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 Facts
Grilled Peach Shortcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 47mg2%
Potassium 241mg7%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 700IU14%
Vitamin C 4.2mg5%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.