Cointreau is a clear liqueur with an intense orange flavor. Its presence here--along with real whipping cream--makes this dessert truly authentic. If you would rather not use alcohol, substitute orange juice.
3 cups quartered fresh strawberries
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
3 tablespoons Cointreau or other orange-flavored liqueur
1/4 cup whipping cream
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
How to Make It
Combine the strawberries, granulated sugar, and Cointreau in a small bowl; cover and refrigerate for 1/2 hour.
Combine the whipping cream and powdered sugar in a small bowl, and beat with a mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form.
Spoon 3/4 cup strawberry mixture into each of 4 dessert bowls. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon whipping cream mixture.