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Strawberries and Syrup

Strawberries and Syrup
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  • 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


  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.
By February, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 372Calories From Fat 57%
  • Fat 23g
  • Sat Fat 14g
  • Cholesterol 82mg
  • Sodium 24mg
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 18g
  • Protein 2g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

strawberries with a straw
European fruit brandies, known as eaux de vie (and available at most liquor stores), can liven up many out-of-season fruits.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.