Strawberries and Cream

Strawberries And Cream Recipe

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Karen LaValley

By
@DallasChefKaren

An elegant classic dessert to serve at a special gathering.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Strawberries and Cream

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.

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About Strawberries and Cream

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




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