Strawberry Shortcake with Sweet Tea Biscuits

This recipe aired in the summer of 2020 but it’s one that’s definitely worth repeating! Now that Country Magic berries are back in stores ( and will be available until October!) these are going to be on regular rotation.

Strawberry Shortcake with Sweet Tea Biscuits recipe

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Strawberry Shortcake with Sweet Tea Biscuits

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x


Units Scale
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries sliced
  • 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 2 oz strawberry liqueur
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 5 turns of a pepper mill
[RECIPE: Sweet Biscuits]
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups 35% cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp raw sugar


  1. In a medium sized bowl, add sliced strawberries along with sugar, liqueur, vinegar and pepper. Let sit in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Mash berries leaving some whole, serve over biscuits.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees
  3. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar in a large bowl.
  4. Cut in the shortening.
  5. In a separate bowl combine the whipping cream, egg, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla. Mix well and combine with the dry ingredients.
  6. Turn out on a floured board, form into a disc, and use either your hands or rolling pin to roll out to a 1 inch thickness.
  7. Use a floured cutter to cut into 12 rounds. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  8. Combine the remaining egg with a tablespoon of water and brush the top of the biscuits.
  9. Sprinkle with the raw sugar and bake for 15 minutes.
  10. Split a biscuit in two and top with the berries and some whipped cream.
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dessert, recipes