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Strawberries and Syrup

Photo: Quentin Bacon
Yield Makes 6 servings


  • 2 pounds strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier, cognac, or fruit brandy
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 372
  • caloriesfromfat 57 %
  • fat 23 g
  • satfat 14 g
  • cholesterol 82 mg
  • sodium 24 mg
  • carbohydrate 31 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • sugars 18 g
  • protein 2 g

How to Make It

  1. Place the strawberries in a large bowl.

    Simmer the granulated sugar and 1/3 cup water until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and stir in the Grand Marnier. Pour the syrup over the strawberries and toss.

    Beat the cream and confectioners' sugar in a medium bowl until soft peaks form.

    Divide the strawberry mixture among individual bowls and top with the whipped cream.