Strawberry Mint Seduction

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20min


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About this recipe: Ripe strawberries and fresh mint in a light syrup are served with ice cream and whipped cream. This is a tantalisingly delicious summer dessert!

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Ingredients
Serves: 4 

  • 1 punnet fresh strawberries, quartered
  • 6 fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 4 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 250ml (8 fl oz) whipped double cream
  • 4 fresh mint leaves to garnish

Method
Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Mix the strawberries and mint in a bowl.
  2. Combine the water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until mixture reaches a thin syrup consistency, about 3 minutes.
  3. Drizzle syrup over the strawberries and mint and toss gently. Divide berries into four serving cups. Top each with ice cream and a dollop of whipped cream. Garnish with a mint leaf.

Tip:

This would also be divine served over meringue nests.

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