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Lemon Whirligigs with Raspberries

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Sugar
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 1 c Water
  • 3 c Fresh raspberries


1 c All-purpose flour
2 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
3 tb Shortening
1 Egg; slightly beaten
2 tb Half and half cream
1/4 c Sugar
2 tb Butter or margarine; melted
1 ts Grated lemon peel
Whipping cream and
-additional raspberries;

In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
Gradually add water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir
until the sauce thickens, about 5 minutes. Place berries in an ungresed 1
1/2 quart shallow baking dish; pour hot sauce over top. Bake at 400 for 10
minutes; remove from the oven and set aside. For whirligigs, combine dry
ingredients in a shallow bowl; cut in shortening until crumbly. Combine egg
and cream; stir into dry ingredients to form a stiff dough. Shpe into a
ball; place on a lightly floured surface. Roll into a 12 x 6 inch
rectangle. Combine sugar, butter and lemon peel; spread over dough. Roll
up, jelly roll style, starting at a long side. cut into 10 slices; pat each
slice slightly to flatten. Place on top of berry mixture. Bake at 400 for
15 minutes or until whirligigs are golden. Garnish servings with cream and
raspberries if desired. Yield 10 servings.

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