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These balsamic strawberries are the perfect summertime dessert. Made with aged balsamic and topped with fresh whipped cream.

Balsamic Strawberries in a glass.

Today while I was at work I realized I would have no time to put something on my blog.

Since I do genuinely love my blog I didn’t want to neglect it.

I looked around my boss’s house for inspiration and I found it tucked away in the back corner of the pantry. There sat a small bottle of aged balsamic.

The second I saw the little bottle I knew what I wanted to do so I hightailed it to the market and picked up some strawberries and heavy cream.

The second I got back to my boss’s house I cut up my berries and started the maceration process.

After a few hours, I decided it was time to start whipping the cream (aka: arm exercise) and dig into my summer dessert.

I had never tried balsamic with strawberries before and I will honestly have to say that after today I’m a HUGE fan.

The syrupy-aged balsamic added so much extra flavor to the berries and I was truly shocked at how well it tasted.

I whipped my cream by hand and didn’t add any sugar but if sweetened cream is your forte then by all means add some sugar. Enjoy!!!

Balsamic Strawberries in a glass topped with fresh whipped cream.

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Balsamic Strawberries

Balsamic Strawberries

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Marinating Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

These balsamic strawberries are the perfect summertime dessert. Made with aged balsamic and topped with fresh whipped cream.

Ingredients

For berries:

  • 1 pound strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon aged balsamic vinegar

For whipped cream:

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, cold

Instructions

For berries:

  1. In a small mixing bowl add strawberries, granulated sugar, and balsamic vinegar and stir to combine.
  2. Cover and sit for 30 minutes at room temperature.
  3. Spoon into serving bowls and top with fresh whipped cream if desired.

For whipped cream:

  1. In a cold metal bowl add cream and whip with a whisk until stiff peaks have formed.  You can also use a mixer to whip the cream.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 533Total Fat: 44gSaturated Fat: 27gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 134mgSodium: 36mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 5gSugar: 28gProtein: 5g

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Basbousa |

Monday 20th of June 2011

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Hélène

Thursday 18th of June 2009

I just bought glasses like yours today. What a great idea to serve dessert in them. That's beautiful!

zoe

Friday 5th of June 2009

Thanks for the comments! Can I tell you that I've always wanted to make this but just never got around to it! You have inspired me! Thanks!

nora@ffr

Tuesday 2nd of June 2009

love the unique presentation.. photography is stunning!! yumm!! look simple and delish..

donna

Tuesday 19th of May 2009

An absolutely gorgeous photo, I thought. It makes me want to go and make these delicious strawberries right NOW!

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