Summer Shortcake Recipes

Celebrate strawberry season with these recipes for light and fluffy shortcake from Food Network.

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Classic Strawberry Shortcake

Celebrate strawberry season with this classic dessert. The texture of the not-too-sweet biscuit is light and fluffy inside and crisp outside.

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Strawberry Shortcake Sundaes

Top warm strawberries with a fresh shortcake and vanilla ice cream, then drizzle with strawberry juices.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake

This make-ahead dessert can be assembled and chilled up to four hours ahead of time. Top with the sliced strawberries before serving.

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Strawberry-Shortcake Parfait Pops

It will take only five ingredients to make these summer Popsicles that put a hand-held spin on strawberry shortcake.

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Strawberry Mango Pound Cake Shortcakes

Start with store-bought pound cake to cut down on prep time for this dessert. Combine strawberries and mango with sugar and lime, then let them sit until juicy. Layer with warmed pound cake.

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Classic Strawberry Shortcake

Slice into the layers of this sweet vanilla shortcake and find a filling made with fresh strawberries, strawberry jelly and a lemon whipped cream.

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Almond Shortcakes

These easy shortcakes with a touch of almond flavor are ready in just 15 minutes. Blackberries, raspberries or blueberries complement the almond meal featured in the shortcakes.

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Shortcake Royale

Berries tossed in orange liqueur and fresh whipped cream are sandwiched between fluffy slices of pound cake. After dusting with confectioners' sugar, it's a centerpiece-worthy dessert.

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Alton's five-star shortcake recipe uses butter and shortening for a tender and crumbly biscuit that's baked until golden brown.

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Strawberry Shortcakes

This lighter version of strawberry shortcake substitutes Greek yogurt for whipped cream. Sprinkle the tops of the biscuits with slivered almonds for crunch.

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Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Cocoa powder and milk chocolate give a decadent touch to classic shortcake. Serve in individual portions and top with a strawberry whipped cream.

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Diner-Style Strawberry Shortcake

This vanilla cake is layered with strawberries and covered with a thick layer of whipped cream frosting.

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Mini Toasted Strawberry Shortcakes

Make bite-size shortcakes by cutting store-bought angel food cake into individual rounds and topping with strawberries and homemade meringue.

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Strawberry Shortcake French Toast

English muffins are soaked in an egg batter just like classic French toast. Sandwich them with fresh strawberries and top with yogurt, lemon-sugar and honey.

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Strawberry Shortcake

Alex's individual shortcakes are filled with a hidden surprise: a scoop of raspberry sorbet.

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Ginger Strawberry Shortcakes

Two types of ginger — fresh and candied — add fun flavor to shortcake biscuits. A topping of sour cream, cream and sugar completes the dessert.

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Shortcake Club

These dessert clubs from the Sandwich King will be ready in just 15 minutes. Grill mini shortcake shells before skewering together a sandwich.

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Stacked Strawberry Shortcakes

Fresh basil and tart balsamic vinegar balance the sweetness of strawberries in this gourmet dessert.

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Stone-Fruit Shortcakes with Mascarpone Cream

Giada swaps strawberries for stone fruit, featuring peaches and plums in her mascarpone-topped dessert.

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