Strawberries À La Mode

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Oxmoor House


1 quart whole strawberries
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons brandy
2 tablespoons Triple Sec or other orange-flavored liqueur
1/4 cup vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
1/4 cup raspberry sherbet, slightly softened
1 cup whipping cream, whipped


Place strawberries in a large colander; submerge colander in cold water several times until berries are free of any excess debris. Drain berries. Reserve 6 pretty berries. Hull and coarsely slice remaining berries.

Place sliced strawberries in a shallow 2-quart bowl. Combine sugar, brandy, and Triple Sec; pour over berries. Cover bowl tightly, and refrigerate at least 3 hours.

Combine vanilla ice cream and raspberry sherbet; stir into berry mixture. Spoon into individual serving bowls. Dollop each serving with whipped cream, and garnish with reserved whole strawberries.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1984
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