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Strawberries with Chamomile-Infused Cream

Here’s something to do with all that chamomile you’ll harvest. This is a delicious new take on strawberries and cream.

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Strawberries with chamomile-infused cream.

Strawberries with Chamomile-Infused Cream

Here’s something to do with all that chamomile you’ll harvest. This is a delicious new take on strawberries and cream.

  • Author: Norann Oleson
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Additional Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours
  • Yield: Serves 6 1x
  • Category: Desserts

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup chilled heavy cream, divided
  • 4 teaspoons fresh chamomile flowers, or 2 teaspoons dried chamomile flowers
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat 1/2 cup of the cream in a saucepan over medium heat, just until bubbles start to form around the edge of the pan. Remove the pan from the heat.
  2. Add chamomile to the warm cream and let it steep for 20 minutes.
  3. Put the cooling cream/chamomile mixture into a glass bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  4. While the cream and chamomile mixture is chilling, toss the strawberries with 2 tablespoons of the sugar until the strawberries are evenly coated. Cover and set aside.
  5. When the cream and chamomile mixture is chilled, strain the cream through a fine-mesh sieve into a medium mixing bowl.
  6. Add the remaining 1/2 cup of cream and the remaining sugar to the infused cream.
  7. Use an electric mixer to beat the cream until it forms soft peaks.
  8. Divide the berries among bowls.
  9. Spoon the chamomile whipped cream over the berries and serve.

Have you tried this recipe? It’s such a light and breezy dessert—please tell us how it turned out for you.

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