Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Strawberries are one of my favorite treats during the summer time. They are so delicious in many different desserts. One of my favorites is the best Strawberry Pie recipe ever made I shared with you several months ago. It is absolutely scrumptious! Here is a great Strawberry Shortcake recipe that is to die for! You can make it as pie slices or get creative with cute squares for smaller portions. No matter the shape or size it is delicious!

Prep: 30 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Total: 45 minutes Servings: 8

Strawberry Topping Ingredients

  • 16 oz. (or 1/3 bag of) Simply Balanced Organic Frozen Strawberries (48 oz.)
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Monin

Strawberry Syrup Shortcake Ingredients

  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 2¾ cups Flour
  • 1½ tbsp. Baking Powder
  • 2½ tbsp. Sugar
  • 2 Organic Eggs (beaten)
  • 8 oz. Wallaby Organic Plain Greek Yogurt
  • ¾ cup Organic Unsalted Butter (sliced into small blocks) or Shortening
  • 1 tsp. Monin Vanilla Syrup

Whipped Topping Ingredients

  • 2 cups Whipped Topping (or you can make your own if you’re feeling frisky)


  • 1 small handful Chocolate Mint Leaves (optional)


1. Thaw strawberries. Slice into halves and add to medium mixing bowl. Stir in ¾ cup sugar and Monin strawberry syrup. Set aside.Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

3. Add 2 tbsp. sugar, salt, flour, and baking powder to large mixing bowl. Using a pastry blender (see in-process photo for reference), press room temperature butter into flour mixture.Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

4. Mix beaten eggs, Greek yogurt, and Monin vanilla syrup together. Combine with flour mixture. Stir just until all ingredients have been distributed evenly.Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

5. Lightly grease pie dish with non-stick spray. Homemade Strawberry ShortcakeAdd mixture.Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Instead of pie slices you can get creative and use square baking cups.

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Or cupcake baking cups.

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake6. Bake in oven for 10 to 15 minutes. Check center with a toothpick to ensure the center is not mushy. Shortcake should be light golden. Remove from oven. Let cool.Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

7. Add strawberry topping over shortcake, distributing evenly.

8. Cut shortcake into 8 pieces as you would a pie. Place shortcake onto serving plate. Add a dollop of whipped cream and 1 to 2 chocolate mint leaves. Enjoy!

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

What’s your favorite way to enjoy strawberries?

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Melanie Kampman

Melanie Kampman is a web designer, developer and owner of Giveaway Bandit and Farm News for Kids. She lives in Northwest Missouri on a large family farm with her husband and eight year old son, the Giveaway Bandit. They raise cattle with a variety of pets including horses, chickens, ducks, and a slew of cats. By Melanie Kampman If you are interested in writing a sponsored post on Giveaway Bandit please email me at melanie (at) giveawaybandit (dot) com.

  • Fee Roberts

    I love strawberry shortcake. I always make one on Father’s Day because my Dad loved it. Even though he’s not with us anymore, I still make one and reminisce on the times we spent together.

  • QZ

    This looks unbelievably good. I’ve always been intimidated by the idea of making shortcake, but maybe it’s not so hard! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  • lisa

    I love strawberry shortcake. If I could cook, I’d try this recipe. It sounds good.

  • M.Clark

    Yum! this looks delicious, I can’t wait to give it a try. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

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