Valentine's Day Recipe: Heart-Shaped Strawberry Shortcake

Ashley Gelo

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This Heart-Shaped Strawberry Shortcake recipe was created by high-school student and aspiring Chef Ashley Gelo. This Heart-Shaped Valentine's Day Strawberry Shortcake recipe starts with heart-shaped Springform cake pans and ends with creamy strawberry sauce spooned over golden yellow cake.

Valentines Day Heart Shaped Strawberry Shortcake

Photo by Melissa Dunlap 

Heart-Shaped Strawberry Shortcake


Strawberry Sauce:

  • 2 pounds strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4-1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Vanilla bean ice cream 
  • Cool Whip or Whipped Cream


1 Box French Vanilla cake mix



  1. Bake cake according to directions in in heart-shaped Springform pans
  2. Hull and slice strawberriesand put in a large bowl.
  3. Add lemon juice, sugar and whipping cream to strawberries.
  4. Mix well and refrigerate.

To Serve:

  1. Cool cake completely and remove from pans. 
  2. Cut cakes in half and spoon strawberry sauce in the middle and on top of the cake.
  3. Top with a scoop of ice cream and a scoop of Cool Whip.

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Ashley Gelo
When Ashley's not in high school, she shares her love of baking with friends and family. Ashley is an aspiring chef whose passion is teaching her friends to bake and create in the kitchen. She even organizes neighborhood cooking classes for her friends. Now she brings her latest recipes to ChefMom readers.