Strawberry Shortbread Shortcake Recipe

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Strawberry Shortbread Shortcake Recipe
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Strawberry Shortbread Shortcake Recipe

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Crisp chocolate shortbread makes a delectable base for this dazzling shortcake recipe.—California Strawberry Advisory Board, x, California
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ounce semisweet chocolate, grated
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped and sweetened
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, sliced

Directions

In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in flour and chocolate. Form dough into two balls (one slightly larger than the other.)
On a floured surface, roll balls into 7-in. circles (one thicker than the other). Transfer to greased baking sheets. Prick all over with fork.
Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or just until golden. Allow to cool 5 minutes; cut thinner circle into eight equal wedges. Cool on racks. To assemble, place circle on a serving plate. Top with whipped cream and strawberries. Set wedges into the cream at an angle, points toward center. Cut into wedges. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Shortbread Shortcake in Taste of Home April/May 1993, p23

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 515 calories, 35g fat (22g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ounce semisweet chocolate, grated
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped and sweetened
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, sliced
  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in flour and chocolate. Form dough into two balls (one slightly larger than the other.)
  2. On a floured surface, roll balls into 7-in. circles (one thicker than the other). Transfer to greased baking sheets. Prick all over with fork.
  3. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or just until golden. Allow to cool 5 minutes; cut thinner circle into eight equal wedges. Cool on racks. To assemble, place circle on a serving plate. Top with whipped cream and strawberries. Set wedges into the cream at an angle, points toward center. Cut into wedges. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Shortbread Shortcake in Taste of Home April/May 1993, p23

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