Classic Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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Sometimes the classics, like Strawberry Shortcake, are the best.

There will always be something new and different out there, but there is something to be said for the comfort of a good classic dessert recipe.

Strawberry Shortcake

I heard of a new strawberry patch near my home so I had to check it out. When I got to the berry patch it was full of people picking berries.

Fortunately, the patch offers pre-picked berries. Personally, I’ll pay the extra money to save myself the time of picking fruit.

I purchased 14 pounds of berries which MIGHT be enough to get us through December. Of course, some of those were made into a big ole bowl of strawberry shortcake.

I have a feeling I’m going to have to go back and buy another 15 pounds or so to make sure we make it through to the next strawberry season.

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The next batch of berries I buy will probably be made into jam and a few more delicious desserts.

I may try my hand at some strawberry ice cream or a triple berry coffee cake. Although, strawberry crepes are calling my name.

Have I mentioned that strawberries are one of my favorite fruits? June in Michigan is one of my favorite times of year 🙂

What is your favorite strawberry dessert?

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Classic Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Deb Thompson
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Serves: 6


  • Biscuits (makes 6 shortcakes)
  • 2 1/3 cups Bisquick
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Strawberries
  • 4 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Reddi Whip
  • Enjoy while the summer berry season is here.


  1. In a medium bowl combine Bisquick, milk, sugar, and butter. Divide batter into 6 equal parts and drop onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 425 degrees F for 10-12 minutes.
  2. In another medium bowl mix together the strawberries and sugar.
  3. Assemble shortcakes. Split a biscuit in half. Place bottom half in a bowl or on a plate. Spoon strawberries
  4. on top, place other half of biscuit on top with additional berries and finish off with a healthy amount of Reddi Whip.

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