Cooktop Cove: 7+ Southern recipes with strawberries that are simply divine
By Holly Antoine
When strawberry season is in full swing, it’s nearly impossible to resist the big flats of plump, sweet strawberries at the market. Here are some quick and easy strawberry recipes from the South.
These Southern strawberry recipes are perfect for any get together from church picnics to backyard BBQ or even weeknight treats at home.
Southern strawberry cobbler
A popular favorite, Southern strawberry cobbler has juicy red berries nestled under a fluffy, almost cake-like biscuit layer and a perfectly golden brown crust. Creating this recipe is simpler than you may think. In fact, trimming and cutting the strawberries is by far the most difficult part of putting together this dessert.
Southern strawberry punch bowl cake
Punch bowl cake is a Southern staple and this recipe for strawberry punch bowl cake tops the list. Filled with decadent strawberries and fluffy whipped cream, this cake is literally layer after layer of heavenly flavor.
Southern strawberry buttermilk biscuits
What's better than having a Southern biscuit? A Southern biscuit with strawberries, of course! These melt-in-your-mouth biscuits that are soft, crumbly and perfect for any snack or addition to any meal.
Southern strawberry iced tea
Sweet iced tea is a Southern classic, but in this fresh take on a classic recipe, the drink gets dressed up with fresh seasonal strawberries. Strawberries make an excellent addition to the traditional recipe, adding a slightly acidic and sweet note without the need to add artificial sugar to the flavor of the sweet tea. Get the recipe here.
Southern strawberry shortcake
Strawberry shortcake is a classic summer dessert, but making the biscuit base can be somewhat tedious. This recipe calls for a slightly doctored, prepared biscuit dough, which is topped with a homemade strawberry mixture and whipped cream.
Southern strawberry cheesecake
Cheesecake is a Southern staple. Creamy, rich, and unctuous, it's a welcome addition to any dessert buffet. In this recipe, however, the classic recipe gets a bit of a makeover, with the addition of strawberries.
Southern strawberry and cream bread pudding
Strawberries cooked in a creamy and rich bread pudding? Yes, please! This recipe shows a novel way to use that flat of fresh and juicy strawberries that you just couldn’t resist buying at the farmer’s market. This dessert is irresistible and you can enjoy it all season long. It’s a good thing strawberries have a long season from March through August.
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