Prep Time: 1 Hour
Yields: 10 Servings
During strawberry season in Louisiana, trucks selling the sweet berries line the roads. Here, the fresh produce is combined with cream biscuits to create the most famous and most loved strawberry dish.
Ingredients for Macerated Strawberries:
1 quart strawberries, stem removed and sliced lengthwise
½ cup sugar or to taste
1 ounce strawberry wine
Method for Macerated Strawberries:
Preheat oven to 425°F. In a medium mixing bowl, combine strawberries, sugar and wine. Mash with a potato masher or fork just until strawberries release their juices. Be careful not to mash to a pulp.
Ingredients for Whipped Cream:
2 cups heavy whipping cream
½ tsp nutmeg
½ tsp cinnamon
¾ cup powdered sugar
Method for Whipped Cream:
In an electric mixer, combine heavy whipping cream, nutmeg and cinnamon. Whisk on medium-high speed until mixture starts to slightly thicken. Slowly add sugar and beat until very soft peaks form. Take care not to create a stiff whipped cream. Set aside.
Ingredients for Cream Biscuits:
2 cups flour
1 tbsp double-acting baking powder
3 tbsps sugar or to taste
½ tsp salt
1½ cups heavy whipping cream
¼ cup whole milk (for brushing tops of biscuits)
Method for Cream Biscuits: