What is Strawberry
A cold dessert
with strawberry cream and ladyfingers. It is rumoured that this recipe
was created by a french chef in the United States but there is another
story telling that it was made by another famous french chef in Paris!
time / Cooking time
30 min / none
lb fresh strawberries
2/3 cup sugar
8 egg yolks
2 1/2 cup whipping cream
Charlotte recipe serve 6
Keep aside 3 oz of strawberries to decorate the cake at the end of the
recipe. Make a strawberrry purée using a blender. Chill the purée.
Mix sugar and egg yolks and beat them until pale yellow. Chill the mixture.
Beat the cream.
4: Line the sides of a cylindrical mold with ladyfingers
Fold the chilled strawberry purée into the chilled mixture, then
into the cream. Put in the mold. Add lady fingers over the cream.
6: Cover with wraxed paper and refrigerate for 8 hours.
Reverse dessert into a serving dish. Decorate with fresh strawberries.
Wine suggestion: Champagne,
dessert wine such as Sauternes Jurançon or Muscat. You can also
try a red wine from Bordeaux (French Wine Guide).