This beginner-friendly strawberry chocolate chip shortcake recipe is a must-try. Fresh strawberries and fluffy cream top a classic shortcake chock-full of the secret ingredient — HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips — for a decadent and gorgeous dessert. We love how the addition of chocolate chips adds not only flavor but texture, too. You can choose any flavor chips: milk chocolate, semi-sweet or dark chocolate. This Strawberry Chocolate Chip Shortcake recipe takes the classic shortcake to the next level. Perfect for a summertime party or special dessert for a birthday star who loves berries. Explore our Summer Dessert Recipes for more warm-weather treats — think picnic-perfect brownies, refreshing milkshakes and gooey S'mores you can make at home.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 9-inch springform pan.
Beat 1/2 cup sugar and butter in large bowl. Add 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat until creamy. Gradually add flour and baking powder, beating until smooth; stir in 1/2 cup small chocolate chips. Press mixture onto bottom of prepared pan.
Stir together sour cream, remaining 1/2 cup sugar, remaining 2 eggs and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla in medium bowl; stir in remaining 1/2 cup small chocolate chips. Pour over mixture in pan.
Bake 50 to 55 minutes until almost set and edges are lightly browned. Cool completely on wire rack; remove side of pan. Spread whipped topping over top. Cover; refrigerate. Just before serving, arrange strawberry halves on top of cake; garnish as desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover dessert. Makes 12 servings.
Try topped with other fresh berries or a combination of fresh fruits.
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