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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.

Mixed Berry Shortcake

Mixed Berry Shortcake

Mixed Berry Shortcake

This fruit-filled summer dessert looks so pretty served in parfait glasses. Strawberries, blueberries and a cool custard sauce are layered between tender cubes of homemade shortcake. Our Test Kitchen came up with the berry delicious treat.

Peach Shortcake Towers

Peach Shortcake Towers

Peach Shortcake Towers

"These tender biscuits make wonderful peach or berry shortcakes that are always greeted with 'oohs' and 'aahs'," says Opal Sanders of Glouster, Ohio. "They are very pretty when stacked pyramid-style."

Rhubarb Shortcake Dessert

Rhubarb Shortcake Dessert

Rhubarb Shortcake Dessert

When I serve this dessert, it's always a hit. My family request this dish often.—Carol Jean Gallagher, Ukarumpa,
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Citrus Shortcake

Citrus Shortcake

Citrus Shortcake

This classic dessert gets an update when fresh berries meet the convenience of prepared whipped topping, individual sponge cakes and other packaged items. It's fast and delicious when time is short. Sometimes I use scones instead of shortcakes.—Ron Gardner, Grand Haven, Michigan

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.

Mixed Fruit Shortcakes

Mixed Fruit Shortcakes

Mixed Fruit Shortcakes

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

Shortcut Shortcake

Shortcut Shortcake

Shortcut Shortcake

Fresh strawberries, instant pudding and Twinkies make this shortcake fast and flavorful. "Even my son-in-law, who usually doesn't like dessert, enjoys this one," says Jo Smith of Camden, Arkansas.

Three-Fruit Shortcakes

Three-Fruit Shortcakes

Three-Fruit Shortcakes

A pantry staple -biscuit mix- makes this dessert from Jean Komlos of Plymouth, Michigan, a snap. Liven it up with miniature chocolate chips and the summer's freshest berries and fruits.

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream

Strawberries, pound cake and marshmallow creme combine in this scrumptious sweet. Serve it as a snack or make it your next meal's happy ending.

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

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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