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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.

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

Shortcake Supreme

Shortcake Supreme

Shortcake Supreme

The mother of my shortcakes recipe was necessity. I needed a quick way to use up a bounty of wild berries that we picked on a family camping trip one summer.—Kenna Robinson, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Shortcake Squares

Shortcake Squares

Shortcake Squares

"Homemade goodness abounds in this recipe from my aunt," writes Pat Walter of Pine Island, Minnesota. "And there isn't any need to shape individual cakes—just cut squares out of the pan and top them with fruit."
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Shortcake for 50

Shortcake for 50

Shortcake for 50

Folks are always impressed to see these individual shortcakes on the buffet table. They're surprisingly easy to make.—Clara Honeyager, Mukwonago, Wisconsin

Whole Wheat Strawberry Shortcakes

Whole Wheat Strawberry Shortcakes

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

Very Berry Shortcakes

Very Berry Shortcakes

Very Berry Shortcakes

This is my Papa Jack’s recipe that he taught me when I was a little girl. Using half and half instead of whipped cream is so much easier and delicious. —Hannah Williams, Malibu, California

Chocolate Lover's Strawberry Shortcakes

Chocolate Lover's Strawberry Shortcakes

Chocolate Lover's Strawberry Shortcakes

As a mom of four, I appreciate shortcut recipes. This one uses refrigerated biscuits, giving me time for special touches, like adding homemade whipped cream and hot fudge. —Melissa Haines, Valparaiso, Indiana

Apricot Berry Shortcake

Apricot Berry Shortcake

Apricot Berry Shortcake

"This is a fun an convenient alternative to traditional strawberry shortcake," notes field editor Marion Lowery of Medford, Oregon. "It's a delightful dessert that's easy to assemble using purchased sponge cakes."

Raspberry Pear Shortcake

Raspberry Pear Shortcake

Raspberry Pear Shortcake

This dessert is a nice change of pace from traditional strawberry shortcake. Because the recipe calls for canned pears and either fresh or frozen raspberries, you can make it year-round.

Valentine Strawberry Shortcake

Valentine Strawberry Shortcake

Valentine Strawberry Shortcake

Succulent strawberries star in this festive finale even Cupid would crave. The juicy berries mingle with a creamy yogurt sauce that's sandwiched between heart-shaped shortcake halves. It's sweet to eat and loaded with love...not calories!

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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