Berries with Almond Cream and Amaretti

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

2 pints strawberries, hulled and halved

2 ounces orange-flavored liqueur (recommended: Grand Marnier)

3 tablespoons sugar

1 cup whipping cream

1 teaspoon almond extract

12 amaretti cookies, unwrapped and lightly crushed

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl add the berries and douse with the liqueur. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of sugar and let the berries macerate to get their juices flowing.
  2. In a large bowl, add the cream, 2 tablespoons of the remaining sugar and almond extract. Beat the cream with a whisk or electric beater until the cream forms peaks.
  3. Serve the berries in dessert dishes topped with whipped cream and crushed amaretti cookies.