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These classic sweets aren't fancy; they're just plain good and full of memories.

Source: Everyday Food, May 2005
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  • MS12323169
    29 JUN, 2017
    This is my favorite shortcake recipe. So quick and easy to make. Know your oven well, as sometimes the directions may not be inline with your oven. I have an electric oven that runs hot faster, so I bake these at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. It's always a good idea to watch what your baking, especially if it's a first time for a recipe.
  • Patchies
    16 MAY, 2015
    Loved this ! I used cake flour . I will use this recipe forever . I have also emailed to my friends . Thank You Martha .
  • VeiledFlames
    24 MAR, 2015
    it burnt!!!!! 25 minutes seems a tad bit too long. It didn't work for me but a lot of other recipes on this site have, so one bad is okay!
  • Cayenne_MacKillop
    31 MAY, 2014
    I set a timer for 20 minutes but they were already over baked by then... 425 is way too hot and 25-30 min is way too long!
  • haleforty
    19 MAY, 2014
    these look great. i'm thinking of making these strawberry scones and adding whipped cream.
  • nstroup10
    24 APR, 2014
    WOW! These are my family and friends favorite. Simple and decadent.
  • Crankypats
    7 APR, 2013
    I juice my strawberries by hulling and cutting up the berry. When all are done in the bowl, add all Splenda. I am diabetic and your results will not even be noticed as no sugar added. Same with apple pie: all Splenda. Turns out perfect. But for the berries, add the Splenda and then a good mash with your potato masher. Stir it up, let it sit for awhile, and your juice will double. No need to refrigerate right away. I never bake anything at 425. Use 375 or 350 around 30 minutes bake. Watch.
  • MS12313623
    7 APR, 2013
    This is the exact recipe I learned from my mother many, many years ago. It's still everyone's favorite! Quick, easy, & no fail!
  • o0opinklemonadeo0o
    31 JUL, 2011
    SO GOOD. the only thing is that it says to bake for 25-30mins.. i set my timer at 20mins JUST in case. the temp inside the oven was 425F and around 18mins it smelled like something was burning so i peeked in and noticed they were just a tad bit darker than golden. when they cooled the bottoms were completely burned! no biggie just cut it off but next time i would bake only for 15mins or so.
  • Ifeanyi
    18 JUN, 2011
    As an amateur baker, I followed the receipe strictly. Trying it for the first time this morning, the final result was super and was very popular for breakfast... In fact it seems I will be making some more tomorrow, if not later today... I am not sure I need to replenish my stock of Bisquick baking

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