This strawberry shortcake recipe is a classic dessert that is perfect for any occasion. The combination of sweet strawberries, fluffy whipped cream, and tender shortcake is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re serving it at a summer barbecue or a formal dinner party, this dessert is sure to impress.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes | Serves: 6


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup whipped cream


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in the heavy cream until the dough comes together. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead gently a few times.
  4. Roll out the dough to 1-inch thickness. Using a biscuit cutter, cut out rounds and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool on a wire rack.
  6. In a small bowl, combine sliced strawberries with sugar. Let sit for 10 minutes to macerate.
  7. To assemble the shortcakes, split the biscuits in half. Top with a spoonful of strawberries and whipped cream. Place the other half of the biscuit on top.
  8. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 380 || Carbohydrates: 45g || Protein: 4g || Fat: 21g || Saturated Fat: 13g || Cholesterol: 65mg || Sodium: 320mg || Fiber: 2g || Sugar: 18g

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