Classic Strawberry Shortcakes


Shortcakes are the sweet sister to biscuits, and they make an awesome dessert when topped and filled with strawberries and whipped cream.

close up view of a Strawberry Shortcakes with cream and sliced strawberries on a plate
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
32 mins
6 servings


  • strawberries, sliced

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • 2 ⅓ cups Original Bisquick® mix

  • ½ cup milk

  • 3 tablespoons sugar

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

  • ½ cup whipping cream


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. In large bowl, mix strawberries and 1/4 cup sugar; set aside.

  2. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, milk, 3 tablespoons sugar and the butter until soft dough forms. On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by 6 spoonfuls.

  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form.

  4. Split warm shortcakes; fill and top with strawberries and whipped cream.


High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Decrease sugar to 1 tablespoon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

409 Calories
21g Fat
53g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 409
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 646mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 60mg 302%
Calcium 126mg 10%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 263mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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