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Homemade Strawberry Shortcake with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream

An extraordinary homemade strawberry shortcake recipe with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 shortcakes
Author Dine & Dish


  • For the shortcake:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest
  • 3 Tablespoons Sugar in the Raw
  • 2 pints strawberries sliced (add sugar if desired)
  • For the Grand Mariner Whipped Cream:
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Grand Marnier


  • For the biscuits:
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually stir in milk and orange zest until a soft dough forms.
  • Drop the dough by heaping tablespoonfuls into six mounds on a lightly greased baking sheet. Sprinkle each dough mound with Sugar in the Raw. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  • For the Grand Mariner Whipped Cream:
  • Using an electric mixer, beat cream, sugar and Grand Marnier together until soft peaks form.
  • To assemble shortcake:
  • Slice each biscuit in half. Layer biscuit, strawberries, whipped cream, biscuit, strawberries, whipped cream, then garnish with a strawberry on top. Enjoy!


Adapted from Taste of Home