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Strawberries with mint and cream

Strawberries with mint and cream

Minty confectioner's custard, diced strawberries and whipped cream.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 6 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationStart to finish
1 hour 30 min.1 hour 30 min.
Preservation: Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
20 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #1 Prepare 250 g Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream), but leave 1 handful fresh mint leaves in the hot milk to infuse for 15 minutes.
Stage 2
25 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #2 Then proceed as usual for confectioner's custard (French pastry cream).

You can add 3 drops food colouring (green) when cold.
Stage 3
15 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #3 Wash 250 g strawberries, add 2 tablespoons Vanilla sugar, juice of ½ lemon and mix well.
Stage 4
10 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #4 Prepare 250 g Chantilly cream.
Stage 5
5 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #5 Start to assemble dessert: in a glass put a layer of mint custard about 0.5 inch thick.
Stage 6
5 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #6 Add a layer of strawberries, at least twice as deep.
Stage 7
5 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #7 Finish with a layer of whipped cream.
Stage 8
5 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #8 Decorate with mint leaves and a small biscuit or cookie.

Serve without delay.

If you finish early, leave in the fridge, but for not more than half an hour.

Remarks

You can lighten the custard a little by gently folding into it ¼ of the whipped cream.

If you want to prepare in advance, make confectioner's custard the day before, but cut strawberries and whip cream at the last minute.

Tip for better keeping: the whipped cream layer should completely cover stramberries to protect from air and prevent oxydation.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
5282138 gr485 gr310 gr
264 %53 %46 %47 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
61816 gr57 gr36 gr
31 %6 %5 %5 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
88023 gr80 gr51 gr
44 %9 %8 %8 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 people : 6.32 €
Per person : 1.05 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream)Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fraisier (French strawberry cake), Pains briochés aux raisins, Yvetot Douillons, Peach and green tea tart, Paris-Brest, ... All
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, Strawberry Verveine Tart , Individual charlottes with morello cherries, Belle-helene in a glass, Coupe Augustin, ... All
Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apricot fool, Black Forest gateau, Chocolate tart, Chocolate muffins, Finger biscuits, ... All

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