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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 to the cooled pineapple shortcake jars and serve. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

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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...


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....


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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...


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....

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...


Blackberry-Topped Sponge Cakes

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

Strawberry Chocolate Shortcakes

This fluffy, creamy strawberry shortcake is adapted from my sister's recipe. The drizzle of chocolate sauce on top is a...


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...


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...


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...

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...


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,...


Deluxe Strawberry Shortcake

4 reviews

This tasty shortcake is perfect for the Fourth of July. I love the moist texture and from-scratch flavor. It's foolproof...


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...


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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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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...


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Strawberry Shortcake

65 reviews

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


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,...


Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

7 reviews

Shortcake is one of the greatest desserts, especially when using fresh strawberries. These chocolate strawberry shortcakes are a great treat...


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!...


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...


Blueberry Shortcake Sundaes

2 reviews

These blueberry shortcake sundaes offer a summery conclusion to any meal. I make this recipe quite often. If you need...


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Grandma’s Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

12 reviews

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

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Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

1 review

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