Air Fryer Strawberry Shortcake

A summertime fave gets an air fryer makeover.

air fryer strawberry shortcake

One of the best desserts on the planet. Make a batch of fresh shortcake in the air fryer and pile on the berries.

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Air Fryer Strawberry Shortcake

air fryer strawberry shortcake
One of the best desserts on the planet! Make a batch of fresh shortcake in the air fryer and pile on the berries.
4.87 from 22 votes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Diet Vegetarian


  • 2 cups fresh strawberries sliced
  • 1 tbsp + 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter diced
  • ½ cup low fat buttermilk
  • Whipped cream for serving


  • Combine strawberries and 1 tbsp sugar in a bowl; mix and set aside.
  • Preheat air fryer to 300°F and spray a baking pan with nonstick spray.
  • Whisk flour, remaining 2 tsp sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt and in a bowl; add butter and using clean hands or a pastry cutter mix, break butter into small pieces.
  • Slowly pour in buttermilk and mix until dough comes together; it will be sticky!
  • Transfer to prepared baking pan; spread out and press down in an even layer.
  • Cook for 15 minutes or until golden brown on top and cooked through.
  • Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then serve with strawberries and a dollop of whipped cream.


Excerpted from Healthy Air Fryer Cookbook reprinted by permission of Alpha, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2017 by Dana Angelo White


Serving: 0.25cakeCalories: 244kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 5gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 371mgFiber: 2gSugar: 7g
Keyword air fryer dessert, air fryer strawberry shortcake, strawberry shortcake
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8 Responses

  1. 5 stars
    I just made this. It is wonderful!! It is buttery, with a light sweetness. Thank you for the recipe.

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