Strawberry Shortcake

Photo by Stephanie Knewasser

From the kitchen of Stephanie Knewasser

Cut up:

Strawberries (about 6 c)

Sprinkle with:

1 c sugar

Gently toss to coat.

Let stand 1 hour.

Shortcake Biscuits:

2 c flour

2 Tbsp sugar

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1/3 c shortening

1 c milk

Pat into pan.

Bake @ 450, 15-20 minutes or until golden brown

Good warm or cold.

Cut a wedge of shortcake, split.

Fill & top with strawberries.

Optional: a scoop of vanilla ice cream

Top with sweetened whipped cream or Cool Whip.

Makes 8 servings


  • While living in Florida, near the strawberry capital of Plant City, we experienced shortcake with soft serve vanilla ice cream. We loved it. – Stephanie