Individual Fruit Shortcakes

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Appears in
Get in There and Cook: A Master Class for the Starter Chef

By Richard Sax

Published 1997

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Warm buttermilk biscuits are slathered with a delicious fruit mixture of nectarines, peaches, and berries.



  • 4 firm-ripe nectarines
  • 3 firm-ripe peaches
  • Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Prepare the fruit: Peel the nectarines and peaches by immersing them in a large pot of boiling water for about 30 seconds; then rinse them under cold water in a colander. The skins should slip off easily. Halve the fruit, remove the stones, and cut into thick wedges, letting them fall into a large bowl and tossing them with the lemon juice to prevent discoloration