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Strawberries and cream

This dessert is ridiculously easy and ridiculously good.

You'll need

250 gm strawberries, hulled, coarsely chopped, plus extra, sliced, to serve 20 ml Grand Marnier 70 gm pure icing sugar, sieved 400 gm crème fraîche 200 gm thickened cream 1 tsp vanilla bean paste To serve: shop-bought shortbread or meringue, crushed


  • 01
  • Pulse strawberries, Grand Marnier and 2 tbsp icing sugar in a food processor to a rough purée and set aside.
  • 02
  • Whisk crème fraîche, cream, vanilla and remaining icing sugar in an electric mixer until soft peaks form (2-3 minutes), then fold in half the strawberry purée to combine, divide among 4 serving bowls and refrigerate until required. Just before serving, top with sliced strawberries and crushed shortbread, then drizzle with remaining strawberry purée.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

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Oct 2013

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