Marinated strawberries with a hint of mint and clotted cream

Michael Caines adds a sophisticated twist to Englands favourite dessert strawberries and cream
By Michael Caines
Marinated strawberries with a hint of mint and clotted cream
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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes plus 30 minutes marinating
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 400 g strawberries, quartered
  • 50 g caster sugar, plus extra to taste
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • 1 tsp finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 pinches ground white pepper
  • clotted cream, to serve

Method

1. Put a quarter of the strawberries into a bowl, sprinkle with sugar, add a dash of lemon juice and mash well, using a fork.

2. Add the remainder of the strawberries, chopped mint, a pinch of ground white pepper and adjust the sweetness to your liking. Leave to marinate for 30 minutes in the fridge.

3. To serve, divide the strawberries between 4 bowls and spoon some clotted cream into the middle.

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