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Paleo Strawberry Shortcake (AIP)

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 5 servings 1x


These paleo strawberry shortcakes are a decadent and delicious summertime treat! They’re gluten free, dairy free, and AIP compliant.



For the strawberries

  • 2 cups strawberries, sliced
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar

For the shortcakes

For topping

  • 1 cup coconut cream, divided
  • 1 tsp honey


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper lightly coated with coconut oil.
  2. Combine the strawberries and coconut sugar and mix to coat. Set aside in the refrigerator.
  3. Mix the coconut milk with the apple cider vinegar in a bowl and set aside for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Combine the tapioca starch, coconut flour, tigernut flour, gelatin, salt, and baking soda and mix well to combine.
  5. Cut in the palm shortening, and mix in the honey and coconut milk mixture. Stir well until a dough forms.
  6. Form the dough into 5 small, round shortcakes and place on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-14 minutes. Carefully transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely.
  8. Prepare the whipped topping by combining the coconut cream and honey. Set aside.
  9. Once cooled, slice the shortcakes in half and add sliced strawberries, a spoonful of coconut cream to the base of the sliced shortcake. Add the top of the shortcake and top off with more coconut cream and a strawberry slice. Serve immediately.


All nutrition facts are estimations.

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  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 476
  • Fat: 34.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.6g
  • Fiber: 5.7g
  • Protein: 6.4g

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