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Pontchatoula Strawberries

Pontchatoula Strawberries

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings


  • 2 pints strawberries, reserve 6 for dipping
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup Grand Marnier
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 3-inch by 1 1/2- inch thick sweet biscuits
  • 2 mint sprigs
  • 2 ounces chocolate, melted for dipping


  • Set aside 6 beautiful berries for garnish and slice the remaining berries. In a mixing bowl toss the strawberries with the sugar and Grand Marnier. Set aside to macerate at least 15 minutes, and up to 1 hour. Meanwhile, whip the cream to soft peaks. Split the biscuits, mound the strawberries on bottom half, top with a dollop of whipped cream and replace the biscuit top. Garnish with mint sprigs. Dip the remaining berries into the chocolate and use to garnish plate.