Gluten Free* Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes
3/4 cup sugar, divided
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter, cut up
2/3 cup milk
1 large egg
1/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar
HEAT oven to 400°F. Coat 6 muffin cups with no-stick cooking spray. Combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
WHISK milk and egg in small bowl. Add milk mixture and chocolate chips to dry ingredients. Stir until evenly moistened. Divide evenly into prepared muffin cups. (Muffin cups will be very full.) Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack.
STIR strawberries and 1/4 cup sugar in medium bowl. Let stand 15 minutes. Beat cream and powdered sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Split warm shortcakes in half horizontally. Fill and top with whipped cream and strawberries, as desired.
Serving Size (1 of 6 shortcakes), Calories 490 (Calories from Fat 240), Total Fat 27g (Saturated Fat 16g, Trans Fat 1g), Cholesterol 110mg, Sodium 280mg, Total Carbohydrate 62g (Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 39g), Protein 6g, Potassium mg, thiamine mg, Riboflavin mg, niacin mg, Folate mg, Vitamin B6 mg, Vitamin B12 mcg, Vitamin A mg, Vitamin C mg, Vitamin D mg, Calcium mg, Iron mg.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.