Strawberry

  • 1 Clotted cream and strawberry ice cream recipe
    Prep time: 15 minsFreezing time: 8 hoursIngredients2 large free-range eggs125g caster sugar2 x 227g tub of Rodda's Cornish Clotted Cream250ml full-fat milk250f British strawberries, hulled and halvedMethodWhisk the eggs in...

  • 2 Strawberry and mascarpone shortbread rounds recipe
    Makes 8Preparation time: 30 minutesMake in advance: mascarpone filling (several hours ahead)Ingredients 200g mascarpone 1 tbsp double cream 1/2 vanilla pod, seeds removed 1 tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for...

  • 3 Pomegranate, elderflower and strawberry mascarpone layer cake recipe
    Makes 10 slicesPreparation time: 1 hourCooking time: 30 minutesIngredients225g softened butter 225g golden caster sugar 4 large free range eggs, lightly beaten 225g self-raising flour 2 tsps baking powder 150g...

  • 4 Bloom gin strawberry cup strawberry fields
    Ingredients50ml BLOOM Strawberry Cup25ml BLOOM Gin 25ml fresh lemon juice 20ml Vanilla syrup ( monin)MethodShake with ice, for nice foam pour content to Boston glass, discard ice, dry shakePour into...

  • 5 Strawberry and champagne cupcakes
    Ingredients225g unsalted butter, softened225g caster sugarA pinch of saltSeeds of 1 vanilla pod or 1 tbsp vanilla extract4 medium eggs225g self-raising flour60ml Champagne syrupAbout 250g Peggy’s Strawberry & Champagne Jam...

  • 6 Chocolate heart fondant with a strawberry and mint salad
    Dish type: dessert, chocolate Ingredients 6 large fondants; 400g chocolate 400g butter 400g caster sugar 4 eggs 4 egg yolks 400g plain flour A little extra butter and flour (60g...

  • 7 Strawberries with mint and balsamic sorbet
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 150g/5oz golden caster sugar 50g/2oz mint leaves, plus a few extra, to decorate 3 tbsp good-quality balsamic vinegar 350g/12oz Driscoll’s Jubilee strawberries, rinsed, hulled and quartered MethodPlace...

  • 8 Valentine Warner's strawberry milk jelly
    Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 600g/1lb 6oz strawberries (for juice) 125g/4½oz caster sugar 5 sheets gelatine (approximately 7.5cm x 11cm/3in x 4¼in) 300ml/½pt full-fat milk 100ml/4fl oz double cream 350g/12oz small strawberries...

  • 9 Brandy snap baskets with strawberry mousse
    Ingredients (Serves 4)Brandy snap baskets 50g (1 ¾ oz) butter 50g (1 ¾ oz) caster sugar 2 tablespoons golden syrup 50g (1 ¾ oz) plain flour 1 teaspoon brandy (optional)...

  • 10 Ingredient of the week: sweet summer strawberries
    Eating strawberries in the middle of winter can bring a little ray of sunshine to a cold day – but their flavour is only so sweet because they’ve been absent...

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    Strawberry and Cream Cake

    INGREDIENTS 75g/3oz Trex, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing 125g/4½oz self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 115g/4¼oz caster sugar 2 eggs 3 tbsp milk ½ tsp...

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    Strawberry Sweetheart

    Ingredients 40ml Beefeater 24 25ml Triple sec 2 Strawberries Champagne Method Muddle strawberries, shake with Beefeater 24 and triple sec. Top up with champagne...

  • 13

    The Strawmellier

    Ingredients 35ml Akvinta 15ml Noilly Rouge 15ml honey syrup 10ml lemon juice 2 dashes orange bitters 1 1/2 medium strawberries Method In a boston glass or cocktail shaker crush the...

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    Fashion fix: Fab cocktails from LFW

    If you’ve been anywhere around the capital this past week you’ll have noticed crowds of incredibly sharply-dressed, ethereal, tall, slender people wandering round - harking the arrival of this year’s...

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    Strawberry sorbet with moscatel

    Ingredients 450g strawberries 100ml water 50g sugar 60ml moscatel Juice of 1 lime Tiny pinch of salt Method Heat the water and sugar together over a low heat to form...

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    Strawberry Milkshake

    Independent 3 oz semi-skimmed milk 6 oz of good quality Vanilla Ice Cream 2 oz of Whipped Cream to top 5-6 Large Strawberries One Maraschino Cherry MethodBlend milk with 5-6...

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    Strawberry and blueberry smoothie

    Ingredients (Makes 1) 50g/2oz strawberries, rinsed and hulled 50g/2oz blueberries 1 banana, peeled and cut into chunks 200ml/7fl oz low-fat yoghurt 2 tbsp wheatgerm MethodWhizz all the ingredients, except for...