Strawberries with mint and cream


Strawberries with mint and cream
Minty confectioner's custard, diced strawberries and whipped cream.
238K 4.9/5 based on 20 reviews
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream
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
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
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
Prepare 250 g Chantilly cream.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream
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
Add a layer of strawberries, at least twice as deep.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream
Finish with a layer of whipped cream.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream
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.
Keeping
Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,348 Kcal or 9,831 Kj138 gr606 gr310 gr
117 %53 %57 %47 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
275 Kcal or 1,151 Kj16 gr71 gr36 gr
14 %6 %7 %5 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
391 Kcal or 1,637 Kj23 gr101 gr52 gr
20 %9 %10 %8 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 6.32 €
  • Per person : 1.05 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
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: Pear verbena tarts, Puits d'amour, Paris-Brest, Almond cream or frangipane, Raisin breads (pains aux raisins), ... All
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chouquettes, Belle-helene in a glass, Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, Peach Melba, Chantilly rice pudding, ... All
StrawberriesStrawberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Strawberry Charlotte, Strawberry and kiwi fruit salad, You should not soak strawberries in water, Frozen cottage cheese with strawberries, Strawberry-mint sorbet, ... All
Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Bounty-style tart for Alison, Pecan fruit rolls , Strawberry Charlotte, Toasted almond cake, ... All
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