Good morning & happy Valentine’s Day to you! Let’s see… what am I wishing for you this fine day? Oh yes, I know. I wish you good fortune, love’s fulfillment, too many kisses & loads of sweets.
Valentine’s Day for me is a time to celebrate the one you love & lift them up high. It’s also my sister’s birthday today, so a nice shout going out to her on her special day! What does this day mean to you? How are you going to celebrate the day, or is it too scandalous to reveal?
Any way that you spend Valentine’s Day, it’s a must to have sweet treats around. This fabulous Frozen Strawberry Dessert recipe is just the thing to surprise the one you love this year. Go on, they’ll love it & you for it. Enjoy the day & this delicious recipe!
Ingredients for Baked Crust:
- 1/2 cup flour
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
- 1/4 cup walnuts or pecans, coarsely chopped
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
Ingredients for Strawberry Filling:
- 1 egg white
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 cup fresh strawberries, washed, trimmed and sliced
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped
- Garnish suggestions: strawberry fan garnish, roses, mint sprig
Go ahead & preheat your oven 350 F or 175 C.
In a small bowl mix together crust ingredients and spread thinly on a baking sheet to bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and place the baked crust mixture in a spring form pan evenly distributing the baked crumbs; set aside to cool. Note: This can be made the day before and covered at room temperature.
With an electric mixer beat the egg white in a large bowl until frothy, gradually add white sugar and continue beating until soft peaks form. Add the sliced strawberries and lemon juice beating on high speed 7 to 10 minutes or until the strawberry dessert is light and fluffy; fold in the whipped cream in 3 additions and spread the strawberry dessert mixture over the cooled crust. Cover and freeze at least 4 hours or overnight.
When ready to serve cut into wedges or rounds, garnish with a baked crumbs, a sprig of mint and a strawberry fan garnish or a strawberry flower garnish and serve the strawberry dessert – frozen strawberry dessert.
A great wine with this dessert is a Pinot Grigio.