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    Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    45 mins

    20 mins

    Lawsome's Note:

    In place of shortcake or biscuits, this recipe uses chocolate biscuits. Very dense and rich! I believe the recipe came from Fine Cooking magazine.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Biscuits

    Strawberries

    Whipped Cream

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Line a heavy baking sheet with parchment.
    2. 2
      Sift the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder and salt into a large bowl.
    3. 3
      Toss with a fork to combine.
    4. 4
      Cut in the butter with a pastry blender.
    5. 5
      Stir in grated chocolate.
    6. 6
      Combine the cream and vanilla.
    7. 7
      Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the cream.
    8. 8
      Mix with a fork until the doug is evenly moistened and just combined.
    9. 9
      Gently knead by hand five or six times to pick up any dry ingredients and to create a loose ball.
    10. 10
      Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured work surface and pat it into an 8-inch square, 3/4 to 1 inch thick.
    11. 11
      Transfer the dough to the parchment-lined baking sheet, cover with plastic wrap and chill for 20 minutes.
    12. 12
      Preheat the oven to 425.
    13. 13
      Remove dough from refrigerator.
    14. 14
      Trim about 1/4 inch from each side to create a nice edge.
    15. 15
      Cut the dough into 9 squares and place them about 2 inches apart on the baking sheet.
    16. 16
      Brush each biscuit with cream and sprinkle with sugar.
    17. 17
      Bake about 18 to 20 minutes.
    18. 18
      Prepare the strawberries by combining the strawberries and sugar in a bowl and set aside.
    19. 19
      Prepare the whipped cream, whip together the whipped cream, sugar and vanilla.
    20. 20
      To assemble the shortcakes:.
    21. 21
      Slice the biscuit in half, place strawberries and whipped cream on bottom half and top with other half of the biscuit.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 10, 2008

      55

      OUTSTANDING shortcakes! What better combo than strawberries & chocolate! This recipe was a joy to make, VERY ENJOYABLE! I ended up using 6 cups of sliced berries AND then, when it was all put together, I topped it off with a small amount of another Zaar recipe that I'd made yesterday ~ Bev's Lee Lee's Famous Chocolate Sauce for Ice Cream, Lee Lee's Famous Chocolate Sauce for Ice Cream! And who says you can't have a little bit of heaven on earth! [Tagged, made & reviewed for one of my invitees to the AUS/NZ Recipe Swap #14, Mar 08]

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

    Serving Size: 1 (249 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 9

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 691.8
     
    Calories from Fat 469
    67%
    Total Fat 52.1 g
    80%
    Saturated Fat 32.2 g
    161%
    Cholesterol 137.0 mg
    45%
    Sodium 494.0 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 58.3 g
    19%
    Dietary Fiber 7.4 g
    29%
    Sugars 21.0 g
    84%
    Protein 9.0 g
    18%

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