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Strawberry Chocolate Chip Shortcake


4 hours
Skill Level
1 cake

Need the perfect dessert recipe for your family? Try HERSHEY’S chocolate strawberry shortcake. Strawberries and cream top a delicious shortcake filled with HERSHEY’S Chocolate Chips. If you've ever wondered how to make a chocolate shortcake, this recipe is for you.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
54 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Chill Time
1 hour


  • 1 cup
    sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick), softened
  • 3
  • 2 tsps
    vanilla extract, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate, HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, divided
  • 1 container
    dairy sour cream (16 oz.)
  • 2 cups
    frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
  • fresh strawberries, rinsed and halved

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
pan 9-inch springform pan
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cup measuring cups
bowl bowl
wire rack wire rack
refrigerator refrigerator

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.

Decorating Tip

Try topped with other fresh berries or a combination of fresh fruits.

Additional questions?