This alternative dessert couldn’t be simpler or more seasonal. Made from a selection of juicy berries soaked in delicious alcohol, it is a delicious treat for any occasion. The berries are bursting with flavor, complemented by a subtle hint of alcohol, creating a symphony of flavors with every spoonful. Garnished with a dollop of velvety cream, the combination of spicy and creamy textures is a treat for the taste buds. Whether you’re planning a dinner party or a cozy evening at home, these drunken berries with cream are guaranteed to have your guests asking for seconds.
- 4 tbsp crème de cassis (blackcurrant liqueur)
- 650g strawberries, peeled and halved if large
- 2 x 125g baskets of raspberries
- 2 x 125g baskets of blueberries
- 2 heaped tablespoons of golden powdered sugar
- 578ml carton single cream for serving
- Pour the cassis mixture into the bottom of a large serving bowl and stir in the strawberries.
- Stack raspberries and blueberries on top of the strawberries.
- Sprinkle the sugar over the berries, but do not mix yet.
- Cover the bowl with cling film.
- Just before serving, stir the berries carefully.
- Serve the drunken berries with a large jug of cream.
Equipment and tools
- measuring spoon
- Serving glasses or bowls
The Drunk Berries with Cream recipe may contain the following allergens:
Storage and leftovers
If you have any leftover Drunken Berries with Cream, you can store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. However, the berries may lose their consistency and become softer when soaked in the liqueur and cream. For the best taste and texture, it is recommended to consume the dish fresh.
Health Benefits of Drunk Berries with Cream
Drunk berries with cream are a delicious dessert that will not only satisfy your sweet tooth but also provide a number of health benefits. This decadent treat brings together the delicious flavors of crème de cassis, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and golden powdered sugar, topped off with a sprinkle of creamy goodness. Let us delve deeper into the various health benefits it brings:
1. Antioxidant powerhouse
Loaded with a variety of berries, this dessert is a powerhouse of antioxidants. Strawberries, raspberries and blueberries are known for their high antioxidant content, which help protect the body from harmful free radicals and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
2. Cardiovascular health
The berries in this recipe are packed with heart-healthy nutrients. Strawberries in particular contain anthocyanins, which may help improve heart health by reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Blueberries, on the other hand, are known to support healthy blood pressure due to their anthocyanin content.
3. Immune-boosting properties
Berries are a great source of vitamin C, which is essential for a strong immune system. By treating yourself to this dessert, you can significantly increase the vitamin C content of strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, thereby maintaining your health and preventing illness.
4. Skin health
The antioxidants contained in the berries help fight skin damage caused by free radicals. Regular consumption of berries like the ones in this recipe can contribute to healthier, brighter skin.
5. Nutritional values
In addition to their diverse health benefits, berries are also low in calories and high in fiber, making them a nutritious addition to your diet. In addition, although beneficial, single cream provides some important vitamins and minerals such as vitamin D and calcium.
So treat yourself to this delicious dessert without feeling guilty, knowing that every spoonful brings numerous health benefits in addition to its delicious flavors. Combine the antioxidant-rich berries, the appeal of the crème de cassis and the creaminess of the cream for a truly unforgettable treat!