Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Chocolate Sauce:

  • ½

    cup heavy cream

  • 5

    ounces milk chocolate, chopped

  • Shortcakes:

  • cups flour

  • 3

    Tablespoons cocoa

  • 2

    teaspoons baking powder

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • 3

    Tablespoons granulated sugar, plus more for dusting shortcakes

  • 4

    Tablespoons unsalted butter, cold, cut into pieces

  • 1

    cup plus 2 Tablespoons heavy cream, divided

  • Strawberries:

  • 24

    ounces strawberries, washed, hulled and quartered

  • 3

    Tablespoons granulated sugar

  • Whipped Cream:

  • 1

    cup heavy cream

  • 3

    Tablespoons powdered sugar

  • ½

    teaspoon vanilla

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Put 1/2 cup cream in a small saucepan and set it over medium-low heat. When small bubbles appear around the edge, remove from the heat and add milk chocolate. Wait one minute and then stir to combine. Set aside. 3. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt, and 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar in the bowl of a food processor equipped with a steel blade and process to combine. Add butter and process until butter is in pea-sized pieces. Add 1 cup cream and process just until mixture is combined. Pat out mixture into a 5" high by 7 1/2" long rectangle. Cut int half lenghtwise, then cut into thirds vertically to make six 2 1/2" square shortcakes. Brush with 2 Tablespoons cream and then dust with granulated sugar. Place shortcakes on a baking sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool. 4. Combine strawberries with 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar and set aside. 5. Whip 1 cup cream with powdered sugar and vanilla until soft peaks form. Set aside. 6. To assemble shortcakes: Split each shortcake in half. Place half of the shortcake on a plate. Top with strawberries, whipped cream, the top half of the shortcake, strawberries and whipped cream. Spoon the chocolate sauce on top of each assembled shortcake.


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