Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Yields: 8 Servings
During strawberry season in Louisiana, trucks selling the sweet berries line the roads. This recipe uses our local strawberries along with other delicious low-fat alternatives. Whether you're cooking for someone special or the whole family, this version of a traditional favorite is sure to please!
Ingredients for Strawberries:
1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced lengthwise
3 tbsps sugar, or to taste
Method for Strawberries:
In a medium mixing bowl, combine strawberries and sugar. Toss to coat well. Let stand at room temperature 20−30 minutes or until syrup has formed, stirring occasionally.
Ingredients for Chocolate Biscuits:
1 and 1/2 cups flour
1/3 cup cocoa powder2/3 cup Splenda® or sugar substitute1 tbsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt
4 tbsps margarine
1/3 cup Crisco shortening
1 cup low-fat buttermilk1 cup low-fat vanilla or strawberry yogurt
confectioners' sugar for dusting
Method for Chocolate Biscuits: