Blackberry Shortcake

It only takes 30 minutes to make our classic shortcake, made with Bisquick and fresh blackberries.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6


2 1/3
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
cup milk
tablespoons sugar
Grated peel of 1 lemon
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
tablespoons sugar (or decorating sugar)
pint (12 oz) fresh blackberries
cup sugar
cup water
Whipped cream for garnish

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, milk, 3 tablespoons sugar, lemon peel, and the butter until soft dough forms.
  • 3 On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by spoonfuls to make 6 shortcakes. Sprinkle sugar over tops using 2 tablespoons sugar.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in 1 quart saucepan, combine sugar and water. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, stir in blackberries.
  • 6 Split warm shortcakes; fill with blackberries and syrup. Cover with top halves of shortcakes; dollop with whipped cream and additional blackberries.

Expert Tips

Make it your way! Use your favorite berries.