Pick Your Own Strawberries in Granbury

Looking for a fun activity to do with your family with a sweet reward?   Head out to my favorite pick your own organic orchard Fall Creek Farms.
fIt’s strawberry pickin’ time!

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Picking strawberries at Fall Creek Farms has become a popular annual tradition with a lot of North Texas families.   Fall Creek Farms has over 2 acres of strawberries which include 20,000 Chandler and Sequoia strawberry plants.   The crop is usually ready April 1st and by early May they’re all picked out so make plans to go soon.

Strawberry pricing: 1 – 6 pounds is $3.00 per pound.   Anything over 6 pounds is $2.50 per pound.   Cash or check accepted.

You can even make a reservation to stay at the Carson House Bed and Breakfast right there on Fall Creek Farms.

She Is Dallas info: Fall Creek Farms is located at 6920 Fall Creek Highway, Granbury, Texas 76049.   They grow strawberries, peaches, melons, and a variety of vegetables.   Their days and hours of operation vary by day and weather. Please call before making a visit.   For more information, please call 817-910-9232 or visit Fall Creek Farms.   They can also be found on Facebook.

Then head home with your bounty and make this scrumptious recipe for Strawberries and Mountain Cake:

  • 1/2 cup shortening (butter or margarine)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

With electric mixer, cream shortening and sugar; add eggs and vanilla and beat well.   Mix in milk.   Combine dry ingredients, add to previous ingredients and mix well.   Pour into greased square cake pan and bake 35-40 minutes at 350 ° or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.   Serve with strawberries and whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.   Enjoy!

2 Comments

  1. Tried the recipe and my kids loved it! We had to use store bought strawberries but it was still really good. Thanks

  2. Katie-

    Love this! Looks like fun. Sharing with my facebook/twitter readers.

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