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.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

1
quart (4 cups) strawberries, sliced
1/4
cup sugar
2 1/3
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
cup milk
3
tablespoons sugar
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup whipping cream

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°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.

Expert Tips

Enjoy a summer treat in the middle of winter by either splurging on fresh strawberries or using frozen.

If the bottoms of the shortcakes stick slightly to the cookie sheet, use a metal spatula to easily lift them off.

Get creative with your fruit filling. Why not Raspberry Shortcakes? Or Blueberry-Peach?

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
3g
3%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
630mg
630%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.