Brown Sugar Peach Shortcakes
Brown sugar-sweetened shortcakes with fresh, ripe peaches and a lightly sweetened cream topping that's reminiscent of crème fraîche is the perfect ending to a summer meal.
Make Ahead Tip: Prepare the shortcakes (Steps 2-5), cool completely and store in an airtight container for up to 1 day. Just before serving, warm in a 300°F oven. Prepare peaches (Step 1) up to 2 hours ahead.
Equipment: 3-inch round cutter
Note: White whole-wheat flour, made from a special variety of white wheat, is light in color and flavor but has the same nutritional properties as regular whole-wheat flour. It is available at large supermarkets and natural-foods stores and online at bobsredmill.com or kingarthurflour.com. Store it in the freezer.
1 1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 2 1/2 fat