Strawberry Shortcake Dip

We've turned one of your favorite summer treats into an after-dinner dessert dip. Serve with dippers like pound cake or shortbread cookies to truly mimic the classic dish.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min (includes macerating time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries, green tops removed

2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons sugar

1/3 cup sour cream

1/8 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup heavy cream

1/4 cup strawberry jam, stirred

Suggested dippers: Shortbread cookies, pound cake, waffle cookies


  1. Toss the strawberries with 2 teaspoons sugar in a small bowl. Let sit 20 minutes to macerate.
  2. Meanwhile, put the sour cream, 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt in a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until smooth. Add the heavy cream and continue to beat until thick and fluffy. Swirl in streaks of the strawberry jam. Transfer to a decorative dip bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve. Top with the macerated strawberries and serve with dippers.