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How To Construct Strawberry Shortcakes

How To Construct Strawberry Shortcakes

JC Phelps
Looking for the perfect summer dessert? Look no further than learning how to construct strawberry shortcakes. For a shortcut, use store-made shortcakes!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 302 kcal


  • Stand Mixer + Whisk Attachment


For The Whipped Cream

  • 2 c Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/3 c Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract

For The Shortcakes

  • 1 carton strawberries washed
  • 1 package store-made shortcakes
  • 1 bundle mint for garnish, optional


For The Whipped Cream

  • Add heavy whipping cream to the bowl of your stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment.
  • Add powdered sugar + vanilla extract. Whip on high speed for 3-5 minutes.
  • Whip until the cream forms soft peaks, as pictured, when the whisk is raised.

To Construct Shortcakes

  • Add whipped cream + strawberries on top of shortcakes.
  • Garnish with mint, optional.
  • Serve immediately!


You can also use a large bowl + a hand mixer for this recipe; however, I prefer using a  stand mixer. 


Sodium: 22mgCalcium: 53mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 1173IUSugar: 9gFiber: 1gPotassium: 80mgCholesterol: 90mgCalories: 302kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 18gFat: 29gProtein: 2gCarbohydrates: 9gIron: 1mg
Keyword how to construct strawberry shortcakes, southern desserts, strawberry shortcake
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