Strawberry Cream Puff Shortcake

Have your cake and eat it, too, with everyone’s favorite summer dessert, reimagined as a stunning parfait. Delizza Belgian Mini Cream Puffs are layered between sweet strawberries and Chantilly Cream for a perfectly sweet treat.

Recipe created by Delizza

For the Macerated Strawberries
(Makes 1 serving)

  • 1 pint strawberries, diced
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

For the Chantilly Cream
(Makes 1 serving)

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar

For the Strawberry Cream Puff Shortcake
(Makes 1 serving)

  • 7 Delizza Belgian Mini Cream Puffs
  • 6 ounces whipped cream
  • 1 strawberry, whole
  • ½ ounce chocolate shavings (as garnish)
  • Powdered sugar (for dusting)
  • 1 toothpick

For the Macerated Strawberries

  1. Dice strawberries into small cubes.

  2. Mix diced strawberries with powdered sugar and lemon juice until fully coated.

For the Chantilly Cream

  1. With a handheld mixer, whisk together heavy cream, vanilla and sugar until medium stiff peaks are formed.

For the Strawberry Cream Puff Shortcake

  1. In a 16-ounce glass jar, layer 2 Delizza Belgian Mini Cream Puffs with 2 ounces of macerated strawberries (see recipe), and top with 2 ounces of Chantilly Cream.

  2. Repeat 2 more times with top layer of whipped cream crowning the glass jar.

  3. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings.

  4. Place remaining mini cream puff and whole strawberry on a toothpick. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and place as garnish on jar.