|3 tablespoons||Granulated sugar|
|; preferably with|
|1 cup||Chilled heavy cream|
|2 tablespoons||Green creme de menthe|
|4||Fresh mint sprigs; optional|
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. In an ovenproof skillet just large enough to hold the strawberries in one layer, melt the butter in the preheating oven, 2 to 3 minutes. Watch carefully so that the butter does not burn.
Remove pan from oven and stir in 2 tablespoons of the sugar. The mixture will be grainy. Add the berries, tossing to coat with the butter and sugar.
Spread in a single layer. Roast, stirring and turning once or twice, until the berries just begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Gently roll the roasted berries in the pan syrup to coat, then let them cool for about 5 minutes in the skillet.
While the berries are roasting, whip the cream with the creme de menthe and remaining 1 tablespoon of sugar just until soft peaks form. Divide the chantilly cream among 4 shallow dessert bowls. Arrange the lukewarm berries in the chantilly cream, pointed ends up. Using a teaspoon, dribble the red pan glaze over the mint cream. Garnish with mint sprigs. Serve immediately.
Yield: 4 servings
Converted by MC_Buster.
Per serving: 249 Calories (kcal); 11g Total Fat; (40% calories from fat); trace Protein; 38g Carbohydrate; 31mg Cholesterol; 119mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 2½ Fat; 2 ½ Other Carbohydrates
Recipe by: COOKING LIVE SHOW # CL9308 Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.
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