Sambuca Cake With Strawberries, Whipped Cream and Shaved Chocolate

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 prepared pound cake, from bakery section or frozen foods, defrosted
  • 3 ounces sambuca, or other anise liqueur
  • 1/2 pint strawberries, halved or sliced
  • 2 teaspoons sugar plus 2 tablespoons
  • 1 pint whipping cream
  • Chocolate syrup, for drizzling
  • 1 bar good quality dark bittersweet chocolate
Directions

Place 2-inch-thick slices of pound cake on dessert plates. Douse cake slices with sambuca or other anise liqueur.

Slice berries and sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar, then toss and reserve.

Beat whipping cream with 2 tablespoons sugar with a hand mixer until soft peaks form.

Top cake with berries and drizzle with zigzags of syrup. Top cake and berries with whipped cream. Using a vegetable peeler, shave dark chocolate over each dessert plate and serve.


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