Strawberry Mint Seduction
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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!
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
- Mix the strawberries and mint in a bowl.
- 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.
- 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.
This would also be divine served over meringue nests.
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