Best-Ever Strawberry Shortcake

Best-Ever Strawberry Shortcake
Servings: 8 Prep 25 mins Bake 425°F 12 mins to 14 mins


  • 1 quart strawberries (about 6-1/2 cups), washed and hulled
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Make It

1. Place berries in a large bowl. Sprinkle with sugar; toss to combine.

2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Prepare Biscuits:

3. Combine flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda in large bowl. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture is texture of coarse meal. Make well in center. Mix together buttermilk and vanilla; stir into flour mixture just until ball forms.

4. Scrape dough onto well-floured surface; knead gently 5 or 6 times. Pat to 3/4-inch thickness; cut out into 3-inch rounds. Place rounds on baking sheet. Lightly brush milk over biscuits; sprinkle with tablespoon sugar.

5. Bake in 425 degrees F oven for 12 to 14 minutes until lightly golden. Cool on rack slightly. Split biscuits in half horizontally. Serve warm with berries and whipped cream if you wish.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 296, Fat, total (g): 10, chol. (mg): 24, carb. (g): 49, pro. (g): 5, sodium (mg): 324, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.