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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Strawberries and Cream Scones

I took a leap and veered from Mom's original shortcake recipe to create this scone recipe with cream and strawberries. Instead of a short biscuit, I made light sweet-cream scones for the shortcake part. The difference was delightful! —Martha Laviolette, South Rockwood, Michigan

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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...


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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...

Strawberry Lemon Shortcake

5 reviews

I love a good strawberry shortcake, but this recipe is my favorite by far. The citrus zest in the dough...


Blueberry Shortcake

1 review

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

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Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake

14 reviews

This biscuit strawberry shortcake is the perfect ending to any meal. Homemade biscuits and fresh berries shine in this classic...


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Strawberry Shortcake

68 reviews

I grew up helping my mom make a lot in our farmhouse kitchen; strawberry shortcakes, roasts, soups and pies. This...


Blackberry-Topped Sponge Cakes

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


Triple Berry Shortcake

1 review

My great-great-grandmother handed down her shortcake recipe. I’m sharing it because it’s way too fabulous to keep it a secret!...

Upside-Down Strawberry Shortcake

9 reviews

For a tasty twist, this special shortcake has a berry layer on the bottom. The tempting strawberry upside-down cake is...


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,...


Citrus Berry Shortcake

11 reviews

Here's a quick and easy classic with a soft shortcake layer. Sometimes, I'll sprinkle blueberries over the top for an...


Whole Wheat Strawberry Shortcakes

1 review

Nothing says spring better than a fresh strawberry shortcake. It is heavenly. My mother and I usually make this with...


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...

Super Strawberry Shortcake

2 reviews

"Wow!" is what people say when I set this dessert on the table. It's fun to serve since it's attractive,...


Strawberry Shortcake Dessert

46 reviews

This recipe was given to me by a co-worker, and it gets rave reviews every time. I've tried it with...


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...


Mom’s Strawberry Shortcake

22 reviews

When I was growing up, Mom sometimes experimented with different dessert recipes, but this tried-and-true spongy shortcake was always great...


Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

6 reviews

It seems I can never get enough of Grandma's shortcake! This recipe is special to me and it's the first...


Lemon-Berry Shortcake

18 reviews

This simple lemon shortcake is tender and not overly sweet. Enjoy this summertime classic with a generous layer of whipped...


Strawberry Shortcake Cups

12 reviews

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


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Strawberry Shortcake Puffs

6 reviews

When my wonderful friend Kelly brought me a pint of strawberries, I didn’t want to just eat them straight (tempting...


Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

2 reviews

It seams Mom was always making biscuits. She served them plain for breakfast and dinner, especially when we had stew...

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Picnic Berry Shortcakes

7 reviews

You can make the berry sauce ahead of time and chill it. Then assemble the entire dessert right before the...


Grandma’s Strawberry Shortcake

3 reviews

Here's a family-sized version of my grandma's summertime dessert. I can still taste the sweet juicy berries she piled over...


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Best Strawberry Shortcake

8 reviews

For a dazzling summer dessert, you can’t beat juicy strawberries and fresh whipped cream over homemade shortcake. My father added...


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Mixed Berry Shortcake

This strawberry blueberry shortcake recipe looks so pretty served in parfait glasses. Sweet berries and a cool custard sauce are...


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Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

13 reviews

When my grandma served this shortcake, she usually topped it with homemade vanilla ice cream. —Angela Lively, Conroe, Texas