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Clementine Shortcakes

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 pound clementines, peeled and cut into segments
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Grand Marnier
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectionersí sugar
  • 4 plain shortcakes, split in half
  • 4 sprigs of fresh mint
  • Shaker of confectionersí sugar


  • In a small bowl, combine the oranges, sugar, and Grand Marnier to taste. Mix well. Whip the cream and sugar until stiff peaks form. Flavor the cream with Grand Marnier to taste. To serve, place the bottom half of shortcakes in the center of each serving plate. Spoon the oranges over the cake. Place the remaining cake on top of the oranges. Place some of the whipped cream on top of each shortcake. Garnish with mint and sugar.