Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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Lucille Fletcher Modified: March 25, 2022
Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

How To Make Easy Strawberry Shortcake

Whip up a sweet and tart strawberry shortcake with this easy recipe! It soft, moist, and delectable creamy, and takes less than an hour to make.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 2cupsflour
  • ¼cupsugar,divided
  • 1tbspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼cupbutter,cold, cut into small cubes
  • 1cupwhole milk
  • ¼cupsugar crystals
  • 24ozstrawberries,(2 pints), hulled and sliced
  • 2cupsheavy whipping cream
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 2tbsppowdered sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Add the flour, 2 tablespoons of sugar, baking powder, salt, and butter into a food processor, then pulse until the butter is in pea-sized crumbles. Add in the milk, pulsing until the dough comes together.

  3. Using a cookie scoop, add the shortcake dough onto a silicone baking mat on a sheet pan, then sprinkle each dough mound with ½ tablespoon of sugar crystals.

  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

  5. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar to the bowl with the strawberries, then stir together.

  6. In a medium sized bowl, add the heavy cream, and beat with a hand mixer or in a stand mixer until soft peaks form.

  7. Add in the vanilla extract and powdered sugar, then whip for an additional 15 to 20 seconds until stiff peaks form.

  8. Once the biscuits are cooled, split them in half, top with strawberries and whipped cream, then top with the biscuit top. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 475.77kcal
  • Fat: 29.32g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.55g
  • Fiber: 2.55g
  • Sugar: 22.01g
  • Protein: 6.04g
  • Cholesterol: 99.82mg
  • Sodium: 319.74mg
  • Calcium: 220.52mg
  • Potassium: 252.11mg
  • Iron: 0.95mg
  • Vitamin A: 307.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 50.37mg
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