Chocolate Lover’s Strawberry Shortcakes

All of the chocolate lovers out there will love this Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake Recipe. Made with refrigerated biscuits and homemade chocolate whipped cream, it is beyond delicious. 

Chocolate Lovers' Strawberry Shortcake - possibly the best shortcake I've ever had!

My recipe is on the stands. Chocolate Lover’s Strawberry Shortcakes is in the April/May issue of Taste of Home Magazine.  I’m so excited to be part of such a great magazine. Taste of Home is such a wonderful group of people, and I’m proud to call them my Taste of Home family.


Taste of Home Chocolate Lovers Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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And, here’s the recipe for Chocolate Lovers’ Strawberry Shortcake


Chocolate Lover’s Strawberry Shortcake

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 35 minutes




  • 1/4 cup of confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. of baking cocoa
  • 1 (16 oz.) tube of large buttermilk biscuits such as Pillsbury


  • 2 cups of sliced fresh strawberries or 2 cups of frozen, thawed and drained
  • 1 Tbsp. of sugar

Chocolate Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp. of baking cocoa
  • 1/3 cup of confectioners’ sugar

Optional Topping

  • Hot Fudge Sauce, such as Smuckers


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a medium sized bowl, mix the cocoa and confectioners’ sugar together
  3. Dip the refrigerated biscuits into the chocolate mixture
  4. Bake according to the package directions
  5. Allow the biscuits to cool off a little bit
  6. Meanwhile, place the strawberries in a large bowl and toss with sugar, leave the strawberries alone to absorb the sugar
  7. In another mixing bowl, make the chocolate whipped cream by beating the whipping cream and chocolate together until it thickens up
  8. Add the confectioners’ sugar and continue to mix until you see soft peaks
  9. Assemble the biscuits by, splitting the biscuits open, scooping out some whipped cream onto one side, adding a scoop of strawberries, and closing it up with the other half of the biscuit
  10. Serve with additional whipped cream, strawberries, and hot fudge

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