Old Fashioned Shortcake


  1. Bake the biscuits and cool.
  2. For the vanilla syrup, combine the water, sugar and vanilla bean.
  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer until the volume has decreased by 1/2.
  4. Split the biscuits and brush the insides and tops with vanilla syrup.
  5. Place the fruit on the bottom of the biscuit.
  6. Top with a generous amount of whipped cream or topping.
  7. Cover with the top of the biscuit and sprinkle with sugar.


  • 12 Heritage Ovens® Biscuit(s)
  • 24 strawberries, fresh
  • sugar, confectionary, as needed
  • Sweet Encore® Whipped Topping, as needed
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup West Creek® Sugar, Granulated