The Ultimate Strawberry Shortcake

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

The perfect summer dessert. Not your ordinary strawberry shortcake!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash, stem, and cut strawberries in half.
  2. Add sugar; toss to mix well.
  3. Chill.
  4. Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar well.
  5. Fold in whipped topping and cake cubes.
  6. Spread cake into an ungreased 13x9 dish.
  7. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
  8. Cut cake into squares; top with strawberries.


Most Helpful

Tried the shortcake tonight for a potluck. It went together very easy--especially after I decided it would be easier to gently break the angel food into small chunks instead of cutting into cubes--I think it came out the same in the end. I envisioned it being cake height, but in actuality it was only about an inch high and a bit difficult to serve in intact squares. As was mentioned in another review, served up in spoonfuls after failed attempt at squares. The flavor was very good though--everyone loved it. UPDATE: Made the a second time this week. Tried to be even more gentle when folding in the cake pieces. I put it in a 8" trifle-style bowl and I was happier with the results.

Sharlene~W June 05, 2002

At first I thought this would be like regular strawberry shortcake. Wrong! The cream cheese mixture, along with the angel food chunks, make a delicious cake that cuts beautifully and taste great. Garnished with strawberries ... it's a winner. i would suggest more strawberries than the recipe calls for.

Joan W. April 18, 2002

Yummmmy! I think next time I am going to double the batch and make it in a trifle bowl and layer the shortcake then strawberries and so on. A great summer dessert.

TheDancingCook May 07, 2002

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