Mango Shortcake with Ginger Cream

    Servings: 6
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    Recipe Categories: Kid Friendly, Dessert


    1 cup heavy whipping cream
    2 tablespoons sugar
    1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    2 tablespoons finely minced crystallized ginger
    12 (1/2-inch) thick slices pound cake
    3 tablespoons butter, softened
    1 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon sugar
    2 firm but ripe mangos, peeled, pitted and cut into small slices
    Mint sprigs (garnish)


    Beat cream, sugar and cinnamon with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form; stir in crystallized ginger and set aside in the refrigerator until shortcakes are ready to assemble. Stir together butter and cinnamon sugar; spread lightly over one side of each cake slice. Grill over medium heat for a few minutes on each side to lightly brown. Place half the cake slices on 6 dessert plates, sugar side up. Top with half the whipped cream and half the mango slices. Repeat layers and garnish with mint sprigs.
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