Lynnda’s Strawberry Flowers

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

Sometimes, I’ll use strawberry flavored cream cheese instead of regular cream cheese. Recipe is from a friend


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Ingredients

32 large strawberries
1 pkg. cream cheese, softened, 8 oz
1 pkg. cream cheese, softened, 3 oz
3 tbsp. powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. almond extract, optional, but good
2 tbsp. grated semisweet chocolate

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut a thin slice from stem end of each strawberry, allowing the berries to stand upright. Put berries, cut side down, on serving platter. Cut each berry into 4 wedges, cutting to but not through bottoms. Fan edges slightly. Set aside
2
Mix cream cheese, sugar and almond extract if using in mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed of mixer til light and fluffy. Fold in grated chocolate. Spoon mixture into a decorating bag fitted with large star tip. Pipe cream cheese mixture into center of each berry. Chill til ready to serve. Makes 32 flowers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts