Strawberries and Syrup

Strawberries and Syrup
Quentin Bacon
Spike simple syrup with Grand Marnier or cognac to give this easy dessert a little kick.

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Serves 6
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

2
pounds
strawberries, hulled and halved
1/4
cup
granulated sugar
2
tablespoons
Grand Marnier, cognac, or fruit brandy
1 1/2
cups
heavy cream
2
tablespoons
confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  1. Place the strawberries in a large bowl.
  2. Simmer the granulated sugar and 1/3 cup water until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and stir in the Grand Marnier. Pour the syrup over the strawberries and toss.
  3. Beat the cream and confectioners' sugar in a medium bowl until soft peaks form.
  4. Divide the strawberry mixture among individual bowls and top with the whipped cream.
James Peterson
January 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 57 %
  • Fat 23 g
  • Sat Fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 82 mg
  • Sodium 24 mg
  • Carbohydrate 31 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Sugar 18 g
  • Protein 2 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.