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Classic Strawberry Shortcakes - 13 recipes

Strawberry Shortcake is a delicious summer tradition! Pile sweetened berries on slices of shortcake or sponge cake and cover with whipped cream and let the shortcake soak up the strawberry juices. More is better! Add another layer of shortcake, berries and whipped cream for a tower of summer goodness! Explore our recipes for creative variations on this summertime classic.

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By markemilw

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (46 Votes)
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Servings 6
Preparation time 30
Cooking time 45

  • 8 cups (about 2.5-pounds) strawberries, hulled and divided
  • 6 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (plus more for dusting the work surface and biscuit cutter)
  • 5 tablespoon. sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (8-tablespoons) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 teaspoons half-and-half or whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract or vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg white, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups whipped cream, homemade or store-bought

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  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) cold butter, cut up
  • 2 cups (12-ounce package) semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 (12-ounce) container frozen lite whipped topping, thawed
  • 4 cups strawberries, sliced
4.5/5 (39 Votes)

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You will love this quick, easy and delicious Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake recipe

  • 1 (12-inch) round prepared sponge cake (6-ounces)
  • 2 tablespoon strawberry jam, melted
  • 2 (8-ounces each) packages Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups Cool Whip Whipped Topping, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
4.5/5 (23 Votes)

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You will love this delicious no-fuss Strawberry Shortcake Squares recipe that serves 15

  • 3 cups Original Bisquick® mix
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 cups fresh strawberries, sliced (about 2 pound)
4.4/5 (46 Votes)

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You will love this quick, easy and delicious Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake recipe

  • 1 package chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 (6-ounce) container strawberry yogurt
  • 2 quarts fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 (16-ounces) container whipped cream or fresh whipped cream
  • 4 ounces mini chocolate chips
4.2/5 (12 Votes)

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This is an easy strawberry trifle that looks like it took hours to make

  • 1 prepared angel food cake
  • 1 (24-ounce) container frozen strawberries, sliced with sugar added, thawed
  • 3 cups vanilla pudding
  • 1 (16-ounce) container whipped cream
  • Fresh strawberries, sliced, for garnish
4.6/5 (76 Votes)

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Another delicious Strawberry Shortcake Cake recipe, using a spongecake recipe, fresh strawberries and a cream chees...

  • 9 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, plus more for greasing
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pound strawberries, plus more to garnish, optional
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If you're looking for a good biscuit recipe to make shortcakes with, this recipe is for you! Give it a try, you’l

  • 2 cups (8 1/2 ounces) Perfect Pastry Blend or King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour*
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 to 1 1/4 cups heavy cream, enough to make a cohesive dough
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons melted butter
4.6/5 (20 Votes)

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An easy and delicious recipe for Red Velvet Shortcakes topped with cool whip and strawberries, it’s a showstopper

  • 1 package (2-layer size) white cake mix
  • 1 (4-ounce) package BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted
  • 1 tablespoon red food coloring
  • 5 cups fresh strawberries, quartered
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 (8-ounce each) packages PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
4.4/5 (39 Votes)

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  • 1 angel food cake, cubed or torn
  • 1 package sugar-free strawberry jello
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 16 ounce package frozen strawberries
  • 2 packages sugar-free vanilla instant pudding
  • 3 cups skim milk
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip
  • Fresh strawberries
4.5/5 (27 Votes)

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Strawberry shortcake is a sweet summertime dessert

  • SHORTCAKES:
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons table salt
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon heavy cream, divided
  • 1 cup finely chopped toasted pecans
  • 8 pecan halves
  • Sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 quart strawberries, halved
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Sweet Mascarpone Cream
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake combines the rich and creamy flavors of everyone's favorite dessert, cheesecake, wi...

  • BOTTOM CRUST:
  • 22 golden Oreos crushed
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter
  • FILLING:
  • 4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 (11.75-ounce) jar of Smuckers strawberry ice cream topping
  • TOPPING:
  • 12 golden Oreos crushed, divided into 2 bowls--1 for plain Oreo topping and 1 for your strawberry ones
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon softened butter
  • 3 tablespoons of strawberry gelatin
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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I have made this recipe before, as a Shortcake with layers of freshly sliced strawberries

  • SPONGE CAKE:
  • 1 1/4 cups cake flour (5 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 cup sugar (7 ounces)
  • 5 large eggs (2 whole and 3 separated), room temperature
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter , melted and cooled slightly
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • STRAWBERRY FILLING:*
  • 2 pounds fresh strawberries (medium or large, about 2 quarts), washed &dried
  • 4 - 6 tablespoons sugar (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons Kirsch
  • Pinch table salt
  • 8 ounces cream cheese , room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar (this helps the whipped cream to stay a bit more stabilized)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon table salt
  • 2 cups heavy cream
4.3/5 (3 Votes)

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