Strawberry Shortcake S’mores

Strawberry Shortcake S'moresTwo classic desserts collide, S’mores and a traditional Strawberry Shortcake Recipe, into one marvelous treat. Strawberry Shortcake S’mores are nostalgic, indulgent, and bursting with fresh summer berries!

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I wait all year long for shortcake season… known by it’s more popular name summer.

And when it finally arrives, I’m prepared.

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I stock up on bright blushing Driscoll’s Strawberries, butter, and cream so that when the craving strikes, I can whip up a batch of warm crumbling shortcakes in no time at all.

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Yet this year, I’ve been dreaming about my strawberry shortcake recipe so much, all sorts of variations have come to mind.

Today’s S’mores Strawberry Shortcake Recipe is one such variation that has become a new family favorite.

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After all, it’s not one dessert.

It’s two treats transformed into a gooey, sticky, chocolate dripping, berry-filled sandwich of sugary perfection.

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These s’mores are built on thin freshly baked shortcakes.

The shortcakes are soft and tender so the fillings don’t all squeeze out when you bite into them. Okay… they do a little, but not like they would if you were using graham crackers or shortbread cookies.

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Once baked, I cut gorgeous ripe Driscoll’s strawberries into think slices and topped the shortcake halves with milk chocolate pieces and marshmallows.

Then I placed the shortcakes under the broiler for just to few seconds, so the chocolate would melt and the marshmallows toasted.

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Simply squash the toasted marshmallows flat, pile on fresh dripping strawberries, and sandwich the two sides together!

Like this…

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Swoon!

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Seriously friends, this is one of the best treats I’ve shared this year.

A must-make on your “Desserts You Gotta Try” Pinterest Board.

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No campfire needed for these s’mores.

With fresh Driscoll’s Berries available all year long, you can have this S’mores Strawberry Shortcake Recipe anytime you want!

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S'mores Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Yield: 14 servings

Prep Time:25 minutes

Cook Time:12 minutes

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Strawberry Shortcake S’mores Recipe – Two favorite desserts, s’mores and our strawberry shortcake recipe, have come together to create one amazing treat!

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons cold butter, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream + 2 tablespoons for tops
  • 1 extra large egg
  • 3-4 tablespoons amaretto
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  • 14 large marshmallows
  • 7 ounces milk chocolate bar, broken into pieces
  • 1 pound Driscoll’s strawberries, sliced

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in the food processor. Pulse a few times, then add the butter cubes. Pulse a few more times until the butter is broken into pea-sized chunks.

  2. Pulse in 1/2 cup heavy cream, egg, amaretto and vanilla, until the dough just comes together. Dump the dough onto a floured work surface. Quickly press into a disk with your hands, and roll out to ½ inch thick.

  3. Using a 2-3 inch cookie cutter, cut out 28 thin shortcakes—try your best to get them all in one cut. Dough gets tougher the more you play with it. Lay the shortcakes on two parchment paper lined baking sheets. Brush them with cream and sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Pop in the oven immediately. The goal is to work fast enough to get them in the oven while the butter is still cold—that’s what creates the light flaky texture. Bake for 10-12 minute, then cool for at least 5 minutes before trying to move.

  4. Turn the oven to broil. Flip the shortcakes over and top half of them with marshmallows and half with chocolate pieces Place under the broiler for 5-20 seconds, until the tops of the marshmallow are golden-brown. DO NOT take your eyes off of them–marshmallows burn fast. Then flip the marshamallows over and repeat so that the marshmallows are toasted on both sides.
  5. Now gently press the marshmallows down to cover the surfae of the shortcake. Place fresh sliced Driscoll’s strawberries on top of the melted chocolate pieces and top with a marshmallow topper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 14 servings, Serving Size: 1 shortcake

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 307 Calories
  • Total Fat: 14.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 51mg
  • Sodium: 461mg
  • Carbohydrates: 38.3g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Sugar: 17.8g
  • Protein: 4.3g
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Disclosure: Paid Endorsement from Driscoll’s – Visit www.driscolls.com for more berry recipes and to enter their summer sweepstakes. All opinions are my own.

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56 comments on “Strawberry Shortcake S’mores

  1. Taylor @ Food Faith Fitnessposted June 4, 2014 at 4:38 am Reply

    It’s like chocolate covered strawberries on steroids! (In a good way!) These look incredible Sommer…love that there is no campfire needed…we aren’t allowed those in our condo ;) Pinned!

  2. Rochelle @ Oh So Sweet Bakerposted June 4, 2014 at 5:33 am Reply

    Man this is such a great combination of dessert. Warm oozy marshmallow and chocolate, juicy berries, that is one flavour bomb mouthful

  3. Julie @ Table for Twoposted June 4, 2014 at 7:39 am Reply

    Love the dessert collisions! The best ‘accident’ to happen ;)

    Rating: 5
  4. How to Philosophize with Cakeposted June 4, 2014 at 5:58 am Reply

    What a great idea! I love dessert hybrids, and this looks like a totally doable and totally delicious one! :)

  5. Jenny Flakeposted June 4, 2014 at 6:34 am Reply

    Yes please!! So fun for summer!

  6. Tieghanposted June 4, 2014 at 6:39 am Reply

    These are so fun and they sound delicious!! perfect summer S’more!

  7. Kevin @ Closet Cookingposted June 4, 2014 at 6:59 am Reply

    What a fun strawberry treat!

  8. Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountainposted June 4, 2014 at 7:33 am Reply

    Gimme s’more! #sorrynotsorry

  9. Erin | The Law Student's Wifeposted June 4, 2014 at 7:41 am Reply

    L-O-V-E this Sommer! Strawberry Shortcake is one of my family’s traditions, as are s’mores. You combined them perfectly! I might have to add whipped cream too though ;-)

  10. Mariaposted June 4, 2014 at 7:42 am Reply

    Perfect S’mores for summer!

  11. Naomiposted June 4, 2014 at 8:08 am Reply

    Great way to use strawberries!

  12. Gabyposted June 4, 2014 at 8:23 am Reply

    So incredibly delicious!

  13. Heather Christoposted June 4, 2014 at 8:31 am Reply

    this is pretty seriously genius!

  14. Meredithposted June 4, 2014 at 10:22 am Reply

    Seriously delicious and perfect for summer!

  15. Liz @ The Lemon Bowlposted June 4, 2014 at 12:59 pm Reply

    This is brilliant – I have been craving s’mores lately!

  16. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crustposted June 4, 2014 at 7:14 pm Reply

    I am IN LOVE with this!!! S’mores + strawberries? Genius. Pinned!

  17. Laura (Tutti Dolci)posted June 5, 2014 at 12:31 am Reply

    Such a fun recipe, these are just perfect for summer!

    Rating: 5
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  19. marlaposted June 5, 2014 at 7:04 am Reply

    These are so creative & FUN Sommer!

  20. Melanie @ Carmel Momentsposted June 5, 2014 at 7:32 am Reply

    Oh so fun and yum! Strawberries are just ripening here in PA and I’m super excited to get picking with the kids next week. Let summer fun begin!
    Have a great day Sommer!

  21. Marlyposted June 5, 2014 at 10:31 am Reply

    Strawberry shortcake is the best summer recipe. Your variation is so fun!

    Rating: 5
  22. Samina | The Cupcake Confessionposted June 5, 2014 at 10:25 am Reply

    You can’t just see such a drool-worthy post and not pin it! These look ABSOLUTELY incredible! Pinning!

  23. MIssposted June 5, 2014 at 2:52 pm Reply

    I know my whole family would love these, such a fabulous twist on my summer favorite.

  24. Marie @ Little Kitchieposted June 6, 2014 at 7:24 am Reply

    LOVE this idea!

  25. Jessica @ A Kitchen Addictionposted June 6, 2014 at 3:17 pm Reply

    This is such a great dessert mash up! Love it!

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  28. Catherine McCordposted June 12, 2014 at 11:49 am Reply

    Come on!? This is every kid (and adults) dream dessert!!

    Rating: 5
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  45. Lago superiorposted July 4, 2015 at 6:29 pm Reply

    yum,yum.I will be making them tomorrow.Gracias

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