Strawberries with mint and cream


Strawberries with mint and cream
Minty confectioner's custard, diced strawberries and whipped cream.
217K 20 4.9
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

Keywords for this recipe:StrawberriesMintChantilly creamIce-cream
For 3 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
1 hour 30 min.1 hour 30 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 20 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #1
Prepare 125 g Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream), but leave ½ 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 2 drops food colouring (green) when cold.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #3
Wash 125 g strawberries, add 1 tablespoon Vanilla sugar, juice of ¼ lemon and mix well.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
Strawberries with mint and cream : Photo of step #4
Prepare 125 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.
Keeping
Several hours in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
474 Kcal or 1,985 Kj13 gr65 gr44 gr
24 %5 %6 %7 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
111 Kcal or 465 Kj3 gr15 gr10 gr
6 %1 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
158 Kcal or 662 Kj4 gr22 gr15 gr
8 %2 %2 %2 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 3 people : 3.16 €
  • Per person : 1.05 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Diplomat cream, Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, Chouquettes, Ice-cream Vacherin, Chantilly rice pudding, ... All
StrawberriesStrawberries: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Strawberry feuilleté, Chouquettes, Strawberry brunoise in a dessert-wine sabayon, Strawberry mousse with mascarpone, Strawberry and kiwi fruit salad, ... All
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: Yvetot Douillons, Strawberry Verveine Tart , Peach and green tea tart, Chinois, Strawberry tart, ... All
Vanilla sugarVanilla sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eton mess, Génoise (Genoa sponge), Chocolate cake, Blackberry and almond fondant tart, Prune Far, ... All
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