Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

6
Servings
2.5h
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
2h 45m
Ready In


"Recipe source: Bon Appetit (June 2007)"

Original recipe yields 6 servings
OK
  • FOR BISCUITS
  • FOR STRAWBERRIES

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (283.6 g)
  • Calories 473.3
  • Total Fat - 13.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 40 mg
  • Sodium - 259.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 85.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 6.9 g
  • Sugars - 52.1 g
  • Protein - 7.3 g
  • Calcium - 243.1 mg
  • Iron - 2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 18.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

TO MAKE THE BISCUITS


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment. Whisk first 5 ingredients (flour - salt) in a large bowl. Using an electric mixer beat team and vanilla in a medium bowl until stiff peaks form. Sri cream into the flour mixture until moist clumps form. Transfer mixture to a floured surface and knead gently until dough forms a ball (10 turns). Pat dough out to 3/4 inch thickness and using a 3-inch cutter, cut out biscuits. Gather dough, pat out again, and cut out a total of 6 biscuits. Place biscuits on prepared baking sheet.

Step 2

Bake biscuits for 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Transfer to rack and let cool. ****biscuits can be made 6 hours ahead, let stand at room temperature.

TO PREPARE STRAWBERRIES


Step 3

In a bowl combine strawberries, 6 tablespoons powdered sugar and next 4 ingredients (juice - salt). Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 2 hours.

Step 4

Using an electric mixer beat chilled whipping cream, sour cream and remaining 2 tablespoons powdered sugar until soft peaks form.

Step 5

Place 1 biscuit on each of 6 plates. Place large spoonful of berries with juices atop biscuits. Top with whipped cream. Pass remaining berries.

Tips & Variations


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