Strawberry Shortcake Homemade


Homemade strawberry shortcake topped with homemade strawberry sauce and cool whip.  A perfect Summertime dessert.

Strawberry Shortcake Dessert

This is a glorious recipe I have been using since the 80’s.  The shortcakes are light and fluffy so the juice from the strawberries soak right into the shortcakes. It has cool whip and strawberries layered in between the shortcakes. 🍓 you’re welcome.

I don’t think there’s anything better then fresh strawberry’s smothered on shortcakes topped with cool whip.

This is the perfect dessert to serve when you have company over. Not only is it delicious it’s impressively beautiful.

And it does taste as good as it looks.

How to make strawberry shortcakes.

The shortcakes couldn’t be any easier to make. They are made using Bisquick and it has been a family hit for years.

Believe me, once you’ve had these shortcakes you will never again want to buy store bought shortcakes.

Best Strawberry Shortcake Dessert Recipe

 In fact, the shortcakes are what makes this recipe so glorious. I can’t get these shortcakes put together fast enough before my family is already grabbing for the plate.

These light and fluffy shortcakes are topped with diced fresh strawberries with a little added sugar.

The juice from the strawberries soak into the shortcakes giving it strawberry flavor through and through. 

Strawberry Shortcakes with strawberry sauce.

I have been loving all the strawberry desserts out there. Be sure to check out these other amazing strawberry recipes!

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Yields 6 shortcakes

Strawberry Shortcake Homemade

Homemade strawberry shortcakes topped with homemade strawberry sauce and cool whip. A perfect Summertime dessert.

10 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

20 minTotal Time

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  • 2-1/3 cups Original Bisquick mix
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar plus 3 tablespoons, divided
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Strawberry Filling
  • 2 cups diced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 container Cool Whip


  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Dice strawberries and add 1/2 cup sugar. Set aside.
  3. In a medium sized bowl combine Bisquick, milk, 3 tablespoons sugar and butter until soft dough forms.
  4. Drop by 6 spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 10-12 minutes until golden brown. Split warm cupcakes in half and top with strawberry mixture and cool whip.
  6. Makes 6 shortcakes.

Homemade Strawberry Shortcakes with Cool Whip


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