We asked our Insiders to share with us some of their favorite tried and true recipes in honor of National Strawberry Day!
Our Sweet Baton Rouge Insider, Karleigh shares with us, “I love creating and making my own strawberry syrup, perfect for topping your waffles or pancakes off.” She found her’s off of Pinterest like this one by The Flour Handprint. All you need here are some Louisiana Ponchatoula Strawberries, some granulated sugar, lemon, and water and BAM, you will have the most delicious homemade Louisiana Strawberry syrup!
Our graphic designer, Sarah says, “I love Louisiana strawberries and buy them by the pallet in the spring at our local downtown Baton Rouge Red Stick Farmers Market! I haven't baked or cooked with strawberries before, but I've infused some into vodka by mixing vodka and diced strawberries in a mason jar and letting it sit in the fridge for a week. This infusion mixed with a carbonated soda is a refreshing way to kick off spring in Louisiana!”
Insider, Rebecca shares her favorite recipe on how to make Strawberry Cinnamon Raisin Sandwiches.
What you’ll need:
- Cinnamon Raisin Bread
- Cream Cheese
- Powdered Sugar
Start by mixing 8tbsp of cream cheese & a cup of powdered sugar together to make a whipped spread. Next, grab two slices of cinnamon raisin bread and spread the mixture on each. Slice the strawberries thin and put them on each slice of bread. Sandwich the two slices of bread together and slice the sandwich into 4 triangles. There you have her favorite strawberry cinnamon raisin sandwich! Perfect for a spring lunch or picnic.
We also wanted to hear more from our Insiders on their favorite, Made in Louisiana Strawberry product or goods that we thought you’d love to hear more about. Be sure to check these amazing locally owned Louisiana brands out!
- Abita Strawberry Lager made in Abita Springs, Louisiana
- Ponchatoula Grown Fresh Strawberries
- Tangipahoa Grown Fresh Strawberries
- Hanley’s Strawberry Dressing made in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- Cocktail & Sons Fassionola made in New Orleans
- Jamboree Jams made in New Orleans
- Big Easy Bucha’s Bayou Berry kombucha made in New Orleans
- Swamp Pop Sodas Ponchatoula Rouge made in New Orleans
- Red Stick Spice Strawberry Festival Tea, Made in Baton Rouge
We would love to hear from you, tell us what your favorite recipe or product is and leave them for us in the comment. Join the Insider family, sharing your favorites too with us.