Classic Shortcakes

Total Time
35mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
15 mins
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees; line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl.
  3. Cut butter into flour mixture using a pastry blender until butter is the size of peas. Stir cream and yogurt together in a second bowl, add to the flour mixture, and blend with a fork just until doough comes together. Pat out dough on a lightly floured surface into a circle about 1" thick. Using a 2 1/2" round cutter, cut out as many shortcakes as possible and place on prepared baking sheet. Gently press scraps into a 1"-thick circle and cut remaining biscuits.
  4. Brush with cream and sprinkle with sugar. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes.
Most Helpful

5 5

These shortcakes are very good. Not too heavy with enough sweetness. Some I used for Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Shortcake, and some we just ate alone. I didn't change a thing and they came out perfect. Made and reviewed for PRMR, sorry it took soooo long. Thanks! :)

5 5

Oh WOW!!!! These are exactly what I was looking for! This reminds me of my Grandma's recipe! I'm thrilled! I will be using this wonderful recipe from now on! Thank you diner! Made for PRMR

5 5

They are really good even without the sugar on top.