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Peach Shortcake

This Peach Shortcake will quickly become a family favorite when made with Simply Sated's Perfect Shortcake.
Course Dessert
Author Susie Gall

Ingredients

  • 6 Perfect Shortcakes - http://www.simplysated.com/perfect-shortcake/
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  • For the Topping:
  • 3 fresh peaches – peeled sliced or diced
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Amaretto or Frangelico – optional. If using delete almond extract.
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  • For the Whipping Cream:
  • ½ cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla coffee flavoring or ½ teaspoon vanilla extract and 1 tablespoon powdered sugar.
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  • Homemade Hot Fudge – or Chocolate Sauce - optional - http://www.simplysated.com/homemade-hot-fudge-sauce-frangelico/

Instructions

  1. For the Peaches:
  2. Prepare the peaches at least 30 minutes to 2 hours before serving.
  3. Place peeled and cut peaches in a small mixing bowl.
  4. Add sugar, vanilla, almond, cinnamon and amaretto (if using) and set aside.
  5. Let the peaches soften in the sugar mixture (macerate) for at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours ahead of time.
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  7. For the whipped cream:
  8. Pour ½ cup or 1 pint of heavy whipping cream in a mixing bowl.
  9. Whip the cream until soft peaks form.
  10. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla coffee flavoring (or ½ teapoon vanilla extract and 1 tablespoon powdered sugar)
  11. Beat until stiffer peaks form or until desired consistency.
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  13. When ready to serve:
  14. Place one shortcake on a small plate or in a bowl.
  15. Place a scoop of ice cream (homemade is delicious) on the Perfect Shortcake.

  16. Pour desired amount of peaches and juice over the ice cream.
  17. Top with freshly whipped sweet cream (see below)
  18. If desired, drizzle a small amount of hot fudge or chocolate sauce over the entire dessert.
  19. Enjoy!