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Cherry & Strawberry Cream

Come June, cherries and strawberries will be in season together in the UK.

Now cherries and strawberries are delicious in their own right. But if you combine them ... Well, as far as we're concerned that's heaven on earth.
 
 

Ingredients

Serves 4

Enough cherries and fresh strawberries for 4 people
150ml double cream or a vegan alternative like Soya or Rice Dream
1 tablespoon (15ml / ½ ounce) sugar
4 sprigs fresh mint (optional)
2 tablespoons Pimms or brandy (optional)
 

Method

  1. Remove the stalks from the cherries. Wash well. Stone them – cut in half and remove or use a cherry stoner.
  2. Wash the strawberries. Remove the green hull. Slice as preferred.
  3. Unless the fruit is really sweet, put it in a bowl and sprinkle the sugar over it, add the Pimms / brandy and mix.
  4. Leave for an hour at room temperature. This allows the juices to be released, to form a sauce.
  5. Whip the cream until it forms soft peaks. Spoon over the fruits and serve with the sprig of mint and a few strawberries to garnish.
 

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

1 hour 10 minutes
 

Notes & Variations on Cherry & Strawberry Cream

 
 
 

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