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Strawberries in balsamic vinegar and orange juice

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Strawberries in balsamic vinegar and orange juice

Pudding & Cake Serves 2 1h 5 min
Macerating strawberries in a bit of sugar and balsamic encourages them to soften and release a delicious fruity syrup. It's a good technique for strawberries that aren't perfectly ripe. With splash of cream this is a splendid summer dessert.

Ingredients

  • 300g strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • zest and juice of ½ orange
  • 1-2 tbsp soft brown sugar, to taste
  • cream or crème fraîche, to serve (optional)

Method

Prep time: 1h
Cooking time: 5 min
  • Step 1

    Place the strawberries in a small bowl.
  • Step 2

    Combine balsamic vinegar, orange zest and juice and brown sugar and pour over the strawberries.
  • Step 3

    Leave to marinate in the fridge for up to an hour before serving with cream or crème fraîche.

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