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You’re Going to Love This Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

You’re Going to Love This Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Strawberry shortcake is luscious! Much like dipping strawberries in chocolate makes the fruit heavenly, so does adding chocolate to the cake in shortcake. As easy to make as traditional strawberry shortcake, the chocolate version is a sure winner for any occasion.

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake Ingredients:

3-1/2 cups biscuit/baking mix
2/3 cup plus 2 teaspoons sugar, divided
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1 cup milk
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 egg white
2-1/2 pints fresh strawberries
2 cups heavy whipping cream
3 Tablespoons confectioners' sugar
1 cup chocolate syrup

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake Directions:

1. In a large bowl, combine biscuit mix, 2/3 cup sugar and cocoa.

2. Stir in milk and butter; mix well. Drop by 1/3 cupfuls at least 2 in. apart onto a greased baking sheet.

3. Beat egg white until foamy; brush over shortcakes. Sprinkle with remaining sugar.

4. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15-18 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

5. Set aside 10 whole strawberries; slice remaining strawberries.

6. In a mixing bowl, beat cream and confectioners' sugar until soft peaks form.

7. Split shortcakes horizontally. Spoon half of the whipped cream and all of the sliced berries between cake layers. Spoon remaining whipped cream on top. Drizzle with chocolate syrup; top with a whole berry. Makes 10 servings.

Other Great Cake Ideas to Try

There are no shortage of great cake ideas out there, and finding the right one for you can be tough. Fortunately, we're here to offer some great ideas. Once you've given this delicious chocolate strawberry shortcake a try, give these other cakes a go.

A peanut butter cake is sure to be a hit with everyone, kids especially. This unique cake flavor strikes a perfect balance between sweet, but not too sweet. While the kids may love the most sugar they can find, adults often prefer something more balanced. A peanut butter cake is truly the best of both worlds.

Another idea is to make a tiramisu cake. This cake takes more effort than most cakes, but we think it's totally worth it. A tiramisu cake has a tiramisu filling, giving it an extra dimension of flavor that really elevates it to new heights. Try this one for your next gathering!

Our final suggestion is a cinnamon swirl Bundt cake. Mastering the art of making a good Bundt cake takes some time and effort, but it is a necessary step on the road to becoming a great baker. A cinnamon swirl Bundt cake is rich in flavor, perfect for the colder seasons.

We have recipes for each of these cake suggestions on Moms Who Think. Be sure to check them out, and bookmark each of them so you can return to them whenever you're ready to bake!

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