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Strawberry Chocolate Shortcakes

 Strawberry Chocolate Shortcakes
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.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Place sponge cakes on a serving plate. Top with strawberry sauce,
  • sliced strawberries, whipped topping and chocolate syrup if desired.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (calculated without chocolate syrup) equals 289 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 168 mg sodium,

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Strawberry Chocolate Shortcakes (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 62 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.