Orange and Grand Marnier Shortcakes

  • Active Time 15m
  • Total Time 30m

Enough for 8 biscuits

Spike fresh oranges with a splash of Grand Marnier for a sophisticated shortcake. A few shavings of bitter chocolate add contrasting color and flavor.


  • 2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 5 oranges, peeled and sectioned, with their juice, soaked in 1/3 cup Grand Marnier liqueur, and sprinkled with 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • Grated bitter chocolate
  • Basic Shortcakes (see recipe)

Companion recipe: Basic Shortcake Biscuits Basic Whipped Cream


Add the orange zest to the basic biscuit dough. Assemble the shortcakes as directed in the text and sprinkle with the bitter chocolate.

Recipe reprinted by permission of <I>Fine Cooking<. All rights reserved.

RecID 2770

nutrition information per serving

605 calories; 37g total fat; 83mg cholesterol; 490mg sodium; 55g carbohydrates; 3g fiber; 7g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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