Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

April 21, 2021  Online Recipe Guide Avatar

8 pieces

Time to make:
100 minutes

Calories per Servings:
Not Available



  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, washed and sliced
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup whole chocolate milk
  • 8 large scoops vanilla bean ice cream
  • pinch of salt
  • shaker of powdered sugar



  1. In another mixing bowl, combine the strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar
  2. Using a fork, lightly mash the berries. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour
  3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a baking sheet with 1 teaspoon of the butter
  4. In a mixing bowl, sift the flour, cocoa, salt and baking powder together
  5. Add the remaining sugar and mix well
  6. Add the remaining butter and work it into the dry ingredients, using your hands, until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs
  7. Fold in the chocolate milk. The dough will be sticky. Dust your work surface with 1 tablespoon of the flour
  8. Turn the dough onto the floured surface. Gently fold each side towards the center
  9. Pick up the dough and dust the work surface with the remaining tablespoon flour
  10. Return the dough to the floured surface and fold each side towards the center again
  11. Turn the dough over and lightly press it out to 1 inch thickness
  12. Cut the biscuits using a 2 1/4-inch round cookie cutter. Place them on the baking sheet and bake until golden, about 30 minutes
  13. Remove from the oven and cool completely. To assemble, cut the biscuits in half
  14. Place a scoop of the ice cream in the center of each biscuit
  15. Place the shortcakes in the center of each plate. Spoon the strawberries over the shortcakes
  16. Garnish with powdered sugar and serve immedietly.


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