Scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake


Homemade strawberry shortcake recipe made with sweet, sugary berries. Serve with whipped cream on top.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed

  • cup heavy cream

  • 1 large egg, beaten

  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix together flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and cream of tartar in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives. Stir in cream and egg until incorporated. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface.

  3. Knead dough for 2 minutes. Press into a 1/2-inch-thick sheet. Cut into squares and place on baking sheets.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden, about 20 minutes. Allow shortcakes to cool.

  5. Place strawberries in a medium bowl. Sprinkle with sugar; stir to combine. Split cooled shortcakes in half and spread with sugared berries.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

344 Calories
21g Fat
35g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 344
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 25mg 123%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 148mg 3%

* 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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