Neapolitan Shortcake Parfaits

What a sweet deal! Serve this refreshing shortcake parfait recipe made with Gold Medal® all-purpose flour with a layering that makes it all the more impressive.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 55 min
  • Servings 8

4
cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/2
cup granulated sugar
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons granulated sugar
2 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup milk
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
bag (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
1
tablespoon shortening
1 1/2
cups whipping cream
1/3
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
Additional strawberries, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening. In medium bowl, mix strawberries and 1/2 cup granulated sugar; set aside.
  • 2 To make shortcakes, in medium bowl, mix flour, 3 tablespoons granulated sugar, the baking powder and salt. Stir in milk and butter until soft dough forms. Onto cookie sheet, drop dough by 8 heaping tablespoonfuls. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on Medium 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted.
  • 4 In chilled medium bowl, beat whipping cream, powdered sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form.
  • 5 Break shortcakes into bite-size pieces. In parfait glasses, alternate layers of shortcake, strawberries, chocolate mixture and whipped cream. Garnish with additional strawberries.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Parfait
Calories
600
(
Calories from Fat
305),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
34%
(Saturated Fat
20g,
20%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
550mg
550%;
Total Carbohydrate
71g
71%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.