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Chocolate Chip Strawberry Shortcakes Recipe

Chocolate Chip Strawberry Shortcakes Recipe

Nothing goes better with juicy strawberries than whipped cream and chocolate. This tasty combination from our Test Kitchen is decadent and fun, so it’s ideal for kids and adults alike!
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings


  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon butter, melted, divided
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • Whipped cream, optional


  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, combine cream and 1/2 cup butter; stir into dry ingredients until a thick batter forms. Gently stir in chocolate chips.
  • 3. Drop by 1/3 cupfuls onto a greased baking sheet. Brush with remaining butter; sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • 4. Cut biscuits in half horizontally. Spoon fruit onto bottom halves. Top with whipped cream if desired; replace biscuit tops. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 443 calories, 28g fat (17g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 402mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

Reviews for Chocolate Chip Strawberry Shortcakes

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thefamilybaker User ID: 7163214 174327
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2014

"These shortcakes are absolutely delicious! My favorite shortcake recipe!"

dbburrus19 User ID: 2163379 158672
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2013

"I make this often when company comes over. They look at it, and are so impressed-it looks like I slaved away in the kitchen. (Not about to tell them how easy it was...) Taste is awesome."

marnie12 User ID: 1223699 104733
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2012

"Outstanding! Tastes like a flufy shortbread cookie. Melts in your mouth!"

cookingsucks User ID: 4093863 158671
Reviewed May. 26, 2011

"We thought this was really good and very rich, but I used coconut cream instead of the heavy whipping cream as I am lactose intolerant. I also didn't see the need to brush the tops with the Tablespoon of butter as they were very greasy without it and the sugar stuck just fine."

nvthiele User ID: 30753 141401
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2010

"this recipe only made six for me (using their 1/3 cup measurement for each biscuit) but that was plenty. packed lots of flavor!"

kmsteinmetz User ID: 4467354 174325
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2010


babyjag222 User ID: 1287153 100891
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2009

"These shortcakes are melt-in-your-mouth FABULOUS, and fast and easy too. Delicious combination, will be a regular in our house from now on!"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.