Desserts

Winter Berry Shortcake

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A soft, buttery biscuit with a ricotta and orange zest cream filling. Over the top is a sauce of mixed berries, orange juice, and spices.

8
Shortcake
1½ cups (215 grams) all-purpose flour
3 Tablespoons (45 grams) sugar
2¼ teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
6 Tablespoons unsalted butter, cold
? cup milk

Berry Sauce
16 ounces (1 lb.) mixed berries, divided
1 medium orange
¼ cup water
? cup (85 grams) sugar
½ Tablespoon cornstarch + 1 Tablespoon water, mixed together until a thick paste forms
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Ricotta Filling
¼ cup + 2 Tablespoons (82 grams) whole-milk ricotta (The higher the quality the less liquid. If there is excess liquid you may have to drain the ricotta first.)
zest from 1 medium orange
¾ cup heavy cream
3 Tablespoons (25 grams) confectioners\' sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Take 1 cup of berries from the bag of mixed berries and set aside. Pour the remaining berries into a bowl to thaw. Biscuits Preheat the oven to 375° In a medium mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar,...
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Nutritions

Calories
678

Sodium
755mg
31% DV

Fat
21g
32% DV

Protein
8g
16% DV

Carbs
118g
40% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV