Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

The second-best way to serve gorgeous, ripe, red strawberries, topped only by eating them plain. Add a scoop of nonfat frozen yogurt to make sundaes. Light whipped cream is sold in aerated cans in the refrigerated dairy case of most supermarkets.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 4 homemade or store-bought biscuits
  • 1 lb. ripe strawberries, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 cup light whipped cream


  • Slice biscuits in half. Place the bottom of each into a serving bowl and set the tops aside.
  • Place sliced strawberries in a mixing bowl, sprinkle sugar over top, and stir to coat. Let sit several minutes to release juice.
  • Spoon berries over the biscuit bottoms, then cover with the tops. Spoon excess syrup over top of the biscuits, then garnish with whipped cream. Serve immediately.