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Strawberry Chocolate Shortcakes Recipe
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Strawberry Chocolate Shortcakes Recipe

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This fluffy, creamy strawberry shortcake comes from Agnes Ward of Stratford, Ontario, who adapted it from her sister's recipe. The drizzle of chocolate sauce on top is a great addition to this sweet, delightful dessert.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Dash salt
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup crushed strawberries
  • 1 drop red food coloring, optional
  • 2 individual round sponge cakes
  • 2/3 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/3 cup whipped topping
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without chocolate syrup) equals 289 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 168 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in water and crushed strawberries. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Add food coloring if desired.
  2. Place sponge cakes on a serving plate. Top with strawberry sauce, sliced strawberries, whipped topping and chocolate syrup if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes in Cooking for 2 Summer 2008, p49

Sweet White Wine

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

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