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Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Melissa Norris
This easy from scratch homemade strawberry shortcake recipe is the perfect base for your favorite fruit toppings
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine America
Servings 8 to 10


  • 3 cups of strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Rinse hull, and chop strawberries. Mash lightly with a potato masher or fork for juicier berries. Sprinkle with sugar and allow to sit at room temperature for 2 to 3 hours. (If you're short on time, an hour will do.)


  • ½ cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1 ¾ cup flour use soft white wheat berries to grind your own of cake flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Cream butter and sugar together.
  • Using a mixer, beat in 1 egg at a time.
  • Add yogurt and vanilla to wet ingredients.
  • Combine dry ingredients with wet and blend well.
  • Pour into a greased 8x8 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes, or until center of cake is set. Serve with sweetened strawberries on top.
Keyword homemade shortcake recipe, homemade strawberry shortcake
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