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Whole Wheat Strawberry Shortcakes

Nothing says spring better than a fresh strawberry shortcake. Heaven. My mother and I usually make this with strawberries we picked ourselves. —Sarah Hatter, Brodhead, Wisconsin
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Fresh Blueberry Shortcakes

Fresh Blueberry Shortcakes

Fresh Blueberry Shortcakes

What better way to end a summer meal than with fresh blueberries and real whipped cream sandwiched between classic shortcake? It's one dessert that's sure to delight.

Easy Strawberry Shortcake

Easy Strawberry Shortcake

Easy Strawberry Shortcake

WHEN I married in 1946, my sister-in-law was a big help in sharing her recipes and cooking expertise and I aspired to be as good a cook as she was. Many of her recipes are still our favorites. Although I've tried a few other recipes for strawberry shortcake over the years, I always come back to this one. --Janice Mitchell, Aurora, Colorado

Star-Spangled Shortcake

Star-Spangled Shortcake

Star-Spangled Shortcake

Celebrate Independence Day with this patriotic treat dreamed up by our home economists. Star-shaped corn muffins are terrific when topped with ice cream and colorful berries.
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Grandma's Strawberry Shortcake

Grandma's Strawberry Shortcake

Grandma's Strawberry Shortcake

"I CAN still taste the sweet juicy berries piled over warm biscuits and topped with a huge dollop of fresh whipped cream. My father added ever more indulgence to this strawberry dessert by first buttering his biscuits."

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

“Fresh citrus zest brings out the best flavor you’ll ever taste in strawberry shortcake,” Nancy Hooper assures from Glen Burnie, Maryland.

Blueberry Shortcake Sundaes

Blueberry Shortcake Sundaes

Blueberry Shortcake Sundaes

These blueberry shortcake sundaes offer a summery conclusion to any meal. I make this recipe quite often. If you need to save even more time in the kitchen, just buy blueberry pie filling and thin it out with a little orange juice. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario

Strawberry-Hazelnut Meringue Shortcakes

Strawberry-Hazelnut Meringue Shortcakes

Strawberry-Hazelnut Meringue Shortcakes

In summer the strawberry farms are open for picking. I serve strawberries with a crunchy hazelnut meringue cookie. — Barbara Estabrook, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Spiced Triple Berry Shortcakes

Spiced Triple Berry Shortcakes

Spiced Triple Berry Shortcakes

This classic summertime dessert gets an antioxidant boost from the addition of Super Spices in the berry filling as well as the shortcakes.

Glazed Pear Shortcakes

Glazed Pear Shortcakes

Glazed Pear Shortcakes

Family and friends will savor every last crumb of this lickety-split dessert. The pound cake absorbs the apricot taste and the warm sweetness of the pears. Special enough to serve company—and cute, too! —Fran Thomas, Saint James City, Florida

Apple Cream Shortcakes

Apple Cream Shortcakes

Apple Cream Shortcakes

"Here’s a new take on two old favorites—shortcake and apple pie," writes Athena Russell of Florence, South Carolina. The apple flavor makes it an ideal autumn dish.

Best Strawberry Shortcake

Best Strawberry Shortcake

Best Strawberry Shortcake

For a dazzling summer dessert, you can’t beat juicy strawberries and fresh whipped cream over homemade shortcake. “My father added even more indulgence to this recipe by buttering the shortcake," notes Shirley Joan Helfenbein of Lapeer, Michigan.
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