French Food Friday....Strawberries in Cointreau

I made this recipe last night with the last strawberries of the season.
Unfortunately it will be a while before we are eating French strawberries again.

Preparation Time
5 minutes

Ingredients (serves 2)
250g (1 punnet) strawberries, washed, hulled, halved
2 tbs Cointreau liqueur
60g good-quality dark chocolate
3 tbs double thick cream

Place the strawberries and Cointreau in a medium bowl and stir until well combined. Cover and place in the fridge for 1-2 hours to macerate.

Run a vegetable peeler to peel along the long edge of the block of chocolate to make chocolate curls. Set aside until serving.

To serve, spoon the strawberry mixture into serving bowls. Top with cream and chocolate curls.

Bon appetit a tous.......Leeann x


  1. Oh my...that looks so delicious...and very decadent too!

    Thanks so much for your visit and sweet comment! It was so nice to hear from you. I hope you have a wonderful day and best wishes for a great weekend.


  2. Delicioso, com certeza. Como sou abstenia, tiro o contreau, mas o resto é de " B O M " Bom fim de semana!

  3. Yum! Simple and elegant always wins the day.

  4. ....and our strawberries have just started!!!!!! Hooray!!!!!

  5. Strawberries and Cointreau - two of my favourite tastes - I'll try this!! Merci

  6. sounds ever so yummy and decadent!!


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