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Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

This Easy Strawberry Shortcake recipe uses homemade biscuits, fresh strawberries, and light and fluffy whipped cream to make the BEST strawberry shortcake from scratch!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword biscuits, shortcake, strawberry, strawberry dessert, summer dessert, whipped cream
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 437kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell

Ingredients

  • 8 Baking Powder Biscuits
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar optional
  • 2 pints Strawberries stemmed and sliced
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream cold
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a large bowl slice up your strawberries. Add the sugar and toss the berries until they are well coated. Place in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour to allow the juices to come out.
  • Bake your Baking Powder Biscuits. If you would like to add a little sweetness add 1 tablespoon of sugar to the dough and sprinkle a little sugar on top of them before placing them in the oven (optional). Once baked let them cool completely.
  • In the bowl of your mixer combine cold heavy cream, and vanilla extract. Whip on high until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar and continue mixing until medium stiff peaks form.
  • Split open a biscuit and add whipped cream and strawberries making sure to spoon some of the strawberry juice on it too. Place the top biscuit on and add more whipped cream and strawberries.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 17.8% | Vitamin C: 84.7% | Calcium: 7.1% | Iron: 7.6%