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Clementine Shortcake Recipe

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Clementine Shortcake Recipe #100DaysofSunshine

I'm excited! It's that time of year again. No, I'm not referring to the holiday sounds riding the wind or the chill in the air. I referring to the time of year when Cuties are in season! For about 100 day, beginning in late October to early November, something magical happens in the groves of California. Trees that have been working since spring finally begin to bear their fruit, and the 100 days of sunshine begins. Cuties season! We hope that you enjoy this Clementine Shortcake Recipe #100DaysofSunshine post.

Clementine Shortcake Recipe

We absolutely love Cuties in our household. They are great in a packed lunch and are the perfect snack for our kids. They are easy to peel, seedless, and easily fit in a child's hand. Peeling one is like opening a little bundle of spring at the tail end of fall. Your nose is hit with that sweet citrus scent, and anticipation of that first bite begins. And let me tell you, Cuties taste fantastic. Clementine Shortcake Recipe

We enjoy Cuties so much that we cannot help but to share them with friends and family. I'm serious. As an example, we recently had friends over for dinner and wanted to work Cuties into the menu. We decided to create a play on the classic strawberry shortcake, and the results were nothing other than spectacular. Learn more about Cuties here:

Clementine Shortcake Recipe

Clementine Shortcake Recipe

Clementine Shortcake Recipe


  • Angel food cake, cut into slices
  • 12 Cuties
  • ⅓ cup granulated sugar
  • Whipped cream


  1. Peel the cuties with a knife, being sure to remove all outside skin and membrane.
  2. Slice the fruit into ¼ inch thick wheels. Gently toss with the sugar, and then refrigerate for at least one hour.
  3. For whipped cream: Mix together 2 cups of heavy cream with ½ teaspoon of vanilla and ⅓ cup powdered sugar. Whisk until stiff peaks form.
  4. Place one piece of cake on a plate. Top with macerated Cuties.
  5. Drizzle the syrup from the Cuties on the cake and plate.
  6. Top with whipped cream, and garnish with a mint spring.

Clementine Shortcake Recipe

Clementine Shortcake Recipe

Clementine Shortcake Recipe

Clementine Shortcake Recipe

Clementine Shortcake Recipe

Clementine Shortcake Recipe


Clementine Shortcake Recipe

100 Days of Sunshine with Cuties

Cuties presents 100 Days of Sunshine a.k.a. the sweetest time of the year. To celebrate the return of our favorite delicious little citrus fruit, Cuties is bringing their fans 100 days filled with love & sunshine straight from their California groves. how amazing is that?

Cuties remind us all that no matter how big our differences, they are no match for the power of love. Brighten someone's day today and share the sweetness of the season during the Cuties 100 Days of Sunshine.

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This Clementine Shortcake Recipe post is sponsored. We received product, money, or both in consideration for this post. All opinions are our own.

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  1. That looks yummy! I just bought some clementines and they are so good right now. Something like this would be fun to make and it would be a nice Christmas dessert.

  2. robin rue

    We love clementines and almost always have them in the house. This shortcake recipe rocks.

  3. I have never had clementine shortcake before. But it looks tasty, I love citrusy flavors.

  4. Allison

    This sounds like such a refreshing desert that you can even get the kids involved to make. We love cuties, too – they are an awesome fruit to have on hand at all times!

  5. I love clementines and any dessert using them sounds delicious! This recipe is the perfect way to use all those tasty clementines in my kitchen right now.

  6. Lisa B

    I’ve never tried Clementine Shortcake before. It looks so delicious and easy to make. I will have to get the ingredients I need to make some for the holidays. I am sure it will be a big hit.

  7. Amy

    This shortcake looks so good!! I love Cuties Clementines so much!

  8. This looks so refreshing for a cake idea! Perfect for something unique during the holidays!

  9. I absolutely adore clementines. I need to pick some up next time I’m at the store.

  10. Yum! We love Cuties and this is a tasty way to use them for dessert! It’s always nice to have some around for quick snacks.

  11. This looks really good! I would love to have a bite right now!

  12. I”ve had strawberry shortcake but not with oranges. This does sound super yummy!

  13. Cat

    What a unique recipe idea! Never heard to combine the flavors of clementine with shortcake–sounds yummy!

  14. That looks so good! We love Clementines in our house, so I know everyone is going to devour this. Thanks for the amazing recipe!

  15. You have made the most delightful masterpiece out of those clementines. Adding shortcake and whipped cream makes it a dessert to love and the clementines speak for themselves.

  16. I’m not a big fan of shortcake, but this looks like it would change all that! I’ve never made anything with Clementines; usually we just peel and eat. I love the look of this recipe!

  17. My kids love clementine! This looks really good! I am sure they’ll love this!

  18. So this is a running joke at our house…We have to buy boxes, literally boxes of cuties each week. My son eats them like crazy. He will about ten in day, not even kidding. So when we run out my husband and I act like we have run out of toilet paper. Someone has to get to the store before there is a disaster. I will have to try out this recipe. I think my son will love it! Looks great!

  19. This sounds so refreshing for a dessert! Love that it has fresh oranges! I’d love to make this and have it with some afternoon tea. I’m sure it tastes amazing.

  20. I would love to make this one for me and the kids! I’m sure they’ll love it and it’s a nice way to make them eat more fruits! Oranges are a fave in our household.

  21. This looks so good! I love those little Clementines! 

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