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Shortcake Recipes

Looking for recipes for shortcakes? Taste of Home has the best shortcakes recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Shortcake is one of the greatest desserts, especially when using fresh strawberries. These chocolate strawberry shortcakes are a great treat to serve to guests. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Fresh Berry Shortcakes

Fresh Berry Shortcakes

Fresh Berry Shortcakes

Plump fresh strawberries should have a place of honor on the plate, and shortcake makes an inviting base on which to present them. Show off the bounty of berries in late spring and early summer—with a swirl of whipped cream on top for the crowning touch. —Jennifer Mastnick-Cook, Hartville, Ohio

Blueberry Shortcake

Blueberry Shortcake

Blueberry Shortcake

Blueberries abound in Mary Damm’s sugar-topped shortcake. The East Peoria, Illinois cook enjoys it as dessert, but it’s also great for breakfast.
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Blueberry-Peach Shortcakes

Blueberry-Peach Shortcakes

Blueberry-Peach Shortcakes

I like to freeze half of the shortcakes to enjoy later. With its juicy peaches, ripe blueberries and fresh basil, this recipe is perfect for spring and summer. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Strawberry Chocolate Shortcake

Strawberry Chocolate Shortcake

Strawberry Chocolate Shortcake

"I like to make this luscious layered dessert for Valentine's Day," says Suzanne McKinley of Lyons, Georgia." It's simple to prepare but so elegant and impressive."

Citrus Berry Shortcake

Citrus Berry Shortcake

Citrus Berry Shortcake

Here's a quick and easy classic with a soft shortcake layer. Sometimes, I'll sprinkle blueberries over the top for an especially colorful finish. —Meryl Herr, Springfield, IL

Strawberry Shortcake Cups

Strawberry Shortcake Cups

Strawberry Shortcake Cups

Back when store-bought shortcake was an unheard-of thing, my grandmother passed this recipe down to my mother. Mother later shared it with me, and I've since given it to my daughter. —Althea Heers, Jewell, Iowa

Make-Ahead Shortcake

Make-Ahead Shortcake

Make-Ahead Shortcake

This lovely layered dessert showcases strawberries. "This family favorite has all the satisfaction of traditional strawberry shortcake with just a dash of distinction," she promises.

Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

I grew up on a dairy farm, so we always had plenty of butter and cream for the luscious strawberry shortcake my mother fixed.

Mixed Fruit Shortcakes

Mixed Fruit Shortcakes

Mixed Fruit Shortcakes

This delightful downsized recipe makes just two biscuit-like shortcakes. Fill them with fresh fruit of your choice and top with whipped cream for an impressive dinner finale. —Sue Ross, Casa Grande, Arizona

Last-Minute Shortcake

Last-Minute Shortcake

Last-Minute Shortcake

"This sweet treat is so quick because you make it in the microwave," explains Sharon Nichols of Brookings, South Dakota. "Top with fruit - fresh strawberries are my favorite!"
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