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Mint Julep-Flavored Strawberries

Mint Julep-Flavored Strawberries 1.000
Cooking for One Jun 25, 2008

This is a light, slightly boozy dessert. The berries are great by themselves or with vanilla ice cream.


Servings: 1
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup strawberries, hulled and cut vertically in half
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon good-quality vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 5 mint leaves, rolled and cut into thin ribbons (chiffonade)

Directions

Combine the berries, bourbon, vanilla extract, sugar and mint in a medium bowl, tossing gently. Eat immediately, or, for stronger flavor, omit the mint, then cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day; toss in the mint just before serving, so it doesn't discolor.


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From Silver Spring food writer April Fulton.

Tested by Mickey Trimarchi.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 94


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 0g 0%

Saturated Fat: 0g 0%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 1mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates: 12g 4%

Dietary Fiber: 2g 8%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 1g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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