Shortcake

Shortcake is traditionally a sweet biscuit, but over the years various forms of cakes have come to take the shortcake moniker. While strawberry shortcake is the common standard, try recipes for Peach Shortcake, Fig Shortcake, Gingered Shortcake with Spiced Fruit, and Sweet Potato Shortcakes for some variations that are equally delicious.

Autumn Pear-Cranberry Shortcake

Better Homes and Gardens

Transform a biscuit-like shortcake into a spiced, sour cream version and top with fall fruits for a mouthwatering dessert.

Minty Summer Shortcake

Better Homes and Gardens

This upscale summer dessert is made with peaches and berries and topped with creme fraiche.

Rum-Berry Shortcake

Better Homes and Gardens

For a crunchy twist on traditional shortcakes, substitute bakery-fresh snickerdoodles--the fun-to-say, fun-to-eat cookie. Pile on honey-citrus berries, whipped dessert topping, and toasted coconut.

Short-and-Sweet Berry Shortcake

Better Homes and Gardens

Ricotta cheese sweetened with honey makes a luscious topping for these blueberry-filled wheat-and- oat shortcakes.

Blueberry-Lemon Shortcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Strawberries shouldn't get to have all the fun! Sandwich blueberries and a homemade honey-yogurt cream inside flaky oat shortcakes.

Nectarine Shortcake

Family Circle

Apple-Cherry Shortcake

Midwest Living

Take summertime shortcake, add spice, and top with warm apples and cherries to add a new twist to a favorite dessert.

Total: 30 mins

Good and Healthy Strawberry Shortcake

Better Homes and Gardens

Shortcake on a Stick

Parents

Grilled biscuit dough is an ideal cake-like base for strawberry shortcake. Try this dessert at your next barbecue or camping outing.

Star-Spangled Shortcakes

Parents

Start by making a biscuit mix, then cut the dough into stars for this fun summer dessert. Whipped cream and fresh berries complete the treat.

Lemon Berry Shortcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Shape old-fashioned buttery shortcakes into petite triangles then sprinkle with coarse sugar for sparkle.

Total: 30 mins

Blueberry Shortcake

Midwest Living

For a real treat come dessert, mix up your own drop biscuits, then fill with homemade whipped cream and fresh blueberries.

Gingered Cantaloupe and Blackberry Shortcakes

Midwest Living

There's a reason shortcake is a favorite dessert--it's a scrumptious showcase for summer fruit.

Berry-Cornmeal Shortcakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Winter Shortcake

Midwest Living

We took summertime shortcake, added some spice and a topping of warm apples and cherries to make a dessert you can serve in the winter months.

Peach Shortcake

Better Homes and Gardens

Vanilla yogurt replaces the cream to make this delectable dessert a low-calorie treat.

Strawberry Shortcake with Cream Cheese Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Layer luscious strawberries and cream cheese sauce on warm flaky shortcake biscuits for this delightfully all-American dessert recipe for two.

Total: 40 mins
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