I was never much of a fan of cobblers until well into my adult years. Had I fully appreciated that they are a celebration of sweet fruit and biscuits, I feel sure I would have embraced them far sooner. Now, I just try to make up for lost cobbler time by making them as often as possible.
One of my cobbler obsessions is this simple Strawberry Cobbler that features a quick and easy filling topped with soft, sweet cream cheese biscuits. It’s such a wonderfully delicious way to enjoy fresh strawberries!
Of course, strawberries and lemons are BFFs, so I couldn’t resist adding a good bit of lemon to this cobbler. There’s lemon juice in the filling, as well as lemon zest in the topping. That double dose is just the thing to make this cobbler really outstanding.
I strayed a bit from the traditional biscuit topping for this cobbler. While the topping is still a biscuit dough, I added a little cream cheese to the dough for a different flavor and a super soft texture. Plus, there’s that bit of lemon zest I mentioned for a hint of tartness to complement all those sweet strawberries.
You all know about my love of sanding sugar. I simply adore how just a sprinkle of that coarse sugar adds a little sparkle and a crunchy bite of sweetness to the tops of baked goods. This biscuit topping is the perfect excuse to get out the sanding sugar.
I prefer to top off this cobbler with a bit of sweetened whipped cream. Ice cream, of course, is always a good idea, too. Whether you serve it warm, at room temperature, with whipped cream, or straight out of the pan, I think you’ll find that you’ll serve it often.
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