Strawberries And Cream Recipe

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Strawberries and Cream

Karen LaValley

By
@DallasChefKaren

An elegant classic dessert to serve at a special gathering.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
half and half
1/2 c
heavy cream
4
egg yolks
1/2 c
sugar
1 pinch
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
fresh strawberries, sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium pot, combine the half & half and cream. Brind to a simmer.
2
In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, and salt. Slowly pour about half a cup of the hot cream mixture into egg mixture, whisking continuously. Pour the mixture back into the pot.
3
Cook, stirring constantly, till the mixture just starts to thicken, about 5 min. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Chill till completely cooled.
4
To serve, place the strawberries in a bowl or cup and pour the cream over the top. IF the cream has set up too much and is thick, stir in half a cup of milk to thin out.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Heirloom