Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

Grilled Pound Cake

Classic strawberry shortcake with a smoky twist in this delightful grilled version. Fresh, juicy strawberries are lightly macerated with sugar and a splash of orange liqueur, then nestled between warm, butter-grilled biscuits. Topped with a dollop of smoked whipped cream, this dessert perfectly balances sweet, tangy, and smoky flavors for a unique summer treat. Ideal for outdoor gatherings or as a special finish to your barbecue, this grilled strawberry shortcake is sure to impress your guests with its simple elegance and irresistible taste.

Grilled Strawberry Shortcake


Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

Recipe Notes

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Method: Direct grilling


  • 8 homemade or store-bought buttermilk biscuits, halved, or 1/2 inch slices of pound cake
  • 4 tablespoons butter (salted or unsalted), melted
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, stemmed and sliced
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons sugar, depending on the sweetness of the berries
  • 1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur (optional)
  • Smoked Whipped Cream

Recipe Steps

1: Brush the biscuits with melted butter (cut sides, too) and set aside. Combine the strawberries with the sugar and liqueur, if using. Lightly smash with the back of a wooden spoon and set aside.

2: Set up your grill for direct grilling and preheat to medium high. Brush and oil the grill grate. Grill the biscuits on both sides until they have grill marks, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to plates. Spoon the berries on one half of the biscuits, then top with the remaining half biscuit. Top with a generous dollop of Smoked Whipped Cream.