Chocolate Lover’s Strawberry Shortcake




  • 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