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Devil's Food Strawberry Splits

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  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 pint baskets (12 ounces each) strawberries, stemmed and halved
  • 6 baked devil's food cupcakes, unfrosted
  • 6 tablespoons chocolate syrup or fudge topping


  1. In large mixer bowl, combine cream, 2 tablespoons of the sugar, cocoa and vanilla extract; beat to form soft peaks. Set aside.
  2. In medium bowl, combine strawberries and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar; toss lightly.
  3. To assemble, cut cupcakes horizontally in half. Place bottom of each cupcake on individual serving plate; top with 1/2 cup strawberries and cup cream mixture. Cover with cupcake top; garnish with remaining cream mixture and strawberries.

Makes 6 servings

Drizzle each serving with 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup.

Nutrition facts per serving: 550 calories, 31 g fat, 115 mg cholesterol, 400 mg sodium, 63 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber and 6 g protein

Recipe credit: California Strawberry Commission