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Watermelon Patch Shortcake

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Updated May 17, 2018
Watermelon Patch Shortcake

Want to put some novelty into your dessert routine? Then you're gonnna love the big switch that a burst of juicy red watermelon brings to this shortcake. Our Watermelon Patch Shortcake will have everyone smiling!

What You'll Need

  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) refrigerated biscuits (8 biscuits)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup (½ pint) heavy cream
  • 2 cups watermelon, diced
  • 1/2 cup raspberry Melba sauce

What to Do

  1. Place the biscuits on a baking sheet and brush the tops with the melted butter. In a small bowl, combine 1 tablespoon sugar and the cinnamon; mix well and sprinkle over the tops of the biscuits. Bake according to the package directions and let cool.
     
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, beat the heavy cream and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar until stiff peaks form.
     
  3. Split the biscuits and top with half of the whipped cream. Divide the watermelon equally over the topping, reserving some for garnish.
     
  4. Replace the biscuit tops, then top with the remaining whipped cream and reserved watermelon. Drizzle with the raspberry Melba sauce and serve.

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Now this is a refreshing twist on Strawberry shortcake. I have never had raspberry Melba sauce. Can I find it in my local grocery?

Now this is very different. I love watermelon but I am not sure about if I want to eat it with cake and whipped cream. I will not know if I like it or not until I give it a try, right?

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