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Strawberries And Cream, is a simple but absolutely tasty way of enjoying fresh succulent strawberries when in season. Just 4 ingredients and this dessert comes together in a jiffy. It is the ultimate summertime dessert.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Resting Time: 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Servings 2


  • 2 cups fresh strawberries 250g
  • 2-3 tsp granulated sugar
  • ½ cup whipping cream chilled
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract or vanilla seeds from 1 small vanilla bean


  • Wash and hull the strawberries. Cut them into halves or quarters.
  • Add sugar to the strawberries and mix well.
  • Cover and leave in the fridge till required.
  • Add chilled cream and vanilla in a big bowl.
  • Whip the fresh cream till it fluffy and forms soft peaks.
  • Spoon the strawberries into a serving bowl.
  • Top with fresh cream and serve.


  • Add a bit of powdered sugar, about 1-2 tsp to the cream before whipping it if you prefer sweeter desserts.
  • Add a dash of your favourite liqueur to the strawberries. I like to add Cointreau or Grand Manier.(about 2 oz).
  • Use pouring cream if you don't want to serve whipped cream.
  • Top it up with chopped nuts, dark chocolate chips, fresh mint, etc.
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