Fudgy Salted Caramel Shortcakes

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Fudgy Salted Caramel Shortcakes
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 12
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Enjoy these delicious chocolate shortcakes made using Original Bisquick® mix topped with caramel topping – perfect dessert for a crowd.
Updated May 18, 2016


  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 cups Cool Whip frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 6 tablespoons butterscotch caramel topping
  • Additional miniature semisweet chocolate chips, if desired
  • Coarse sea salt, if desired


  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 24 mini muffin cups (1 5/8 x 7/8-inch) with cooking spray.
  • 2
    To measure Bisquick mix, lightly spoon into measuring cup; level off. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, sugar and cocoa until completely blended and lumps are gone. Add milk and butter; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • 3
    Spoon scant level measuring tablespoonfuls (or use #70 cookie scoop) into muffin cups. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched and toothpick comes out mostly clean. Cool 5 minutes. Gently loosen sides and remove from cups. Cool completely.
  • 4
    To assemble, spoon 2 tablespoons whipped topping in bottom of 3 x 2-inch glass shot glass*. Top with 1 teaspoon caramel topping, 1 shortcake, 1 tablespoon whipped topping and 1 more shortcake. Drizzle top of shortcake with 1/2 teaspoon caramel topping. Garnish with chips; sprinkle lightly with salt. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Stir 1 teaspoon rum into caramel sauce before using.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories from Fat
Trans Fat
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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