Peach Shortcake with Vanilla Whipped Cream Tim Love's shortcake reflects his easygoing style: Instead of making individual biscuits or multiple layers, he simply pours the batter into a 9-by-13-inch baking pan. For smaller cakes, bake the batter in 24 muffin tins.
Peach Crisps - "I think Missouri food seems to have stronger ties to the cooking of the South than the upper Midwest," Paul Virant says. (Amen!) Here, he bakes his simple peach crisps—a classic Southern dessert—in individual ramekins, but the sweet summer fruit and crunchy, buttery topping could be prepared in a single baking dish as well.