Chocolate Cream and Strawberry Frozen Delight

Chocolate Cream Strawberry Frozen Delight.by Dinnerinvenice.5702

I’m pretty sure I’ve already told you that every year, comes May, I feel quite conflicted between my desire to eat more fresh fruit, vegetables and light fare, and all the temptations of Mother’s Day, my birthday, and Shavuot - plus dozens more excuses…. (just to give you a couple of examples, last year I indulged in a pink meringue cake and a pistachio and cream Swiss roll).

Chocolate Strawberry Cream Frozen Delight

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

serves 4 to 6

ignorance is bliss

Ingredients

  • 1 lb dark chocolate (shavings or chips)
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • pinch of Sarawak pepper
  • 4 tbsp sugar (or more to taste)
  • 1 lb strawberries
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • fresh mint leaves to decorate

Directions

Melt the chocolate shavings or chips on low heat in a bain marie (double boiler) with a pinch of Sarawak or pink pepper. Tape a very large piece of wax paper to your counter. Pour the melted chocolate on top and spread it into a very thin layer with a silicone spatula. Allow to cool.Wash the strawberries and cut them into small pieces. Whip the cream with the sugar until it forms stiff peaks, and incorporate the strawberries.Heat the blade of a knife over the stove, and use it to cut the chocolate into 16 rectangles.In a baking tray, arrange 4 individual desserts by alternating chocolate rectangles with layers of strawberry cream (for each dessert, 4 rectangles and layers). Cover with plastic wrap and allow to rest in the freezer for at least 1 hour. Decorate with more strawberry, mint and the powdered sugar before serving.

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  1. Happy Birthday! The combo of strawberries/pepper plus chocolate and cream is one of gastronomy’s greatest gifts. And this recipe is not only gorgeous but easy to do. Love it.

  2. Looks exquisite! May brings with it these celebrations for me, too. Happy Birthday!

  3. Happy happy birthday!

  4. Straberries, whipped cream and chocolate. That sounds like the perfect dessert for us. It looks stunning too!

  5. Happy Birthday! This looks like a divine way to celebrate!

  6. What a wonderful dessert for entertaining. This is so much better than birthday cake!

  7. I’ve never heard of sarawak pepper before, what is it?

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