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.

Add Filter

    Tout icon

    How to Make Strawberry Shortcake from Scratch

    Berry season is here! Make the most of it and learn how to make strawberry shortcake with your just-picked harvest.

    Pineapple RumChata Shortcakes

    1 review

    This deliciously different dessert is made in the slow cooker instead of in the oven. When done, add final touches...


    Ginger-Peach Shortcake

    There's nothing better than fresh summer produce, except maybe when it's used to make this peach shortcake. It's quick and...


    Tout icon

    Strawberry Buttermilk Skillet Shortcake

    5 reviews

    This scratch-made strawberry buttermilk cake is a family favorite. The recipe is over 100 years old, and I remember my...


    Tout icon

    16 Shortcake Recipes for Berry Lovers

    Uncover the secrets of shortcake with easy recipes that include traditional strawberries, fresh blueberries and more.

    Shortcake Supreme

    The mother of my shortcakes recipe was necessity. I needed a quick way to use up a bounty of wild...


    Very Berry Shortcakes

    1 review

    This is my Papa Jack’s recipe that he taught me when I was a little girl. Using half and half...

    Peach Shortcake Towers

    "These tender biscuits make wonderful peach or berry shortcakes that are always greeted with 'oohs' and 'aahs'," says Opal Sanders...


    Apple Cream Shortcakes

    3 reviews

    "Here’s a new take on two old favorites—shortcake and apple pie," writes Athena Russell of Florence, South Carolina. The apple...


    Three-Fruit Shortcakes

    A pantry staple -biscuit mix- makes this dessert from Jean Komlos of Plymouth, Michigan, a snap. Liven it up with...


    Last-Minute Shortcake

    2 reviews

    "This sweet treat is so quick because you make it in the microwave," explains Sharon Nichols of Brookings, South Dakota....

    Peach Shortcake

    1 review

    With blushing fresh peaches in plentiful supply, Karen Owen of Rising Sun, Indiana thinks this appealing layered dessert can't be...


    Ruby Grapefruit and Shortcakes

    Tender biscuits are filled with sweetened cream and grapefruit sections for a wonderful, wintry spin on strawberry shortcake.—Karla Johnson, East...


    Shortcake with Fresh Rhubarb Sauce

    3 reviews

    Every spring when her rhubarb was ready, my mother-in-law chopped it up for this moist cake. If your rhubarb is...


    Lime Poppy Seed Shortcakes

    Tropical flavors are right at home in this fresh-flavored shortcake. It makes an elegant statement at brunch or as the...


    Blueberry-Peach Shortcakes

    2 reviews

    I like to freeze half of the shortcakes to enjoy later. With its juicy peaches, ripe blueberries and fresh basil,...

    Valentine Strawberry Shortcake

    Succulent strawberries star in this festive finale even Cupid would crave. The juicy berries mingle with a creamy yogurt sauce...


    Raspberry Pear Shortcake

    This dessert is a nice change of pace from traditional strawberry shortcake. Because the recipe calls for canned pears and...


    Blackberry-Topped Sponge Cakes

    The recipe for my blackberry cakes is easy to play with. You can replace the sponge cake with angel food,...


    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...


    Coconut Cranberry Shortcakes

    Our twist on strawberry shortcake features a tender coconut-flavored cake and a slightly tart cranberry sauce. It's a lovely dessert...


    Cranberry-Pear Compote Shortcake

    Here’s a home-style recipe I’ve shared with many of my friends and family. Cranberries, pears and cinnamon transform the usual...


    Strawberry Shortcake Cups

    11 reviews

    Back when store-bought shortcake was an unheard-of thing, my grandmother passed this mini strawberry shortcake recipe down to my mother....


    Make-Ahead Shortcake

    2 reviews

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

    Magazine Cover

    Subscribe & SAVE

    Save Up To 80%!

    Upside-Down Strawberry Shortcake

    9 reviews

    For a tasty twist at dessert time, this special spring shortcake dessert has a bountiful berry layer on the bottom....


    Mixed Fruit Shortcakes

    1 review

    This delightful downsized recipe makes just two biscuitlike shortcakes. Fill them with fresh fruit of your choice and top with...


    Apricot Berry Shortcake

    1 review

    "This is a fun an convenient alternative to traditional strawberry shortcake," notes field editor Marion Lowery of Medford, Oregon. "It's...


    Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

    4 reviews

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


    Strawberry Chocolate Shortcake

    1 review

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


    Glazed Pear Shortcakes

    1 review

    Family and friends will savor every last crumb of this lickety-split dessert. The pound cake absorbs the apricot flavor and...