Strawberry Mint Seduction

    20 min

    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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    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

    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.


    This would also be divine served over meringue nests.

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    Frankly, it didn't taste too different from plain old strawberries with ice cream. I'd suggest using even more mint, and instead of chopping it, tear it finely so that all that wonderful mint oil doesn't go to waste on your cutting board! Also, consider cooking the strawberries and mint in the syrup for a while, both to release their flavors and to give the syrup some character of its own. All in all, though, it's a good recipe with potential to be much better.  -  28 Aug 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)