Geranium Cream With Berries

Total Time
12hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 hrs

Different varieties of scented geranium can be used for a delicious variation of this dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 13 cup double cream
  • 3 rose-scented geranium leaves
  • 9 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 14 ounces berries (raspberries, blueberries or strawberries)
  • rose-scented geranium leaves (for garnish)
  • caster sugar (for serving)

Directions

  1. In the top of a double boiler gently heat the cream with the pelargonium leaves until just simmering. Do not allow to boil.
  2. Remove From the heat, cover and leave to cool.
  3. Strain the cream and gradually stir into the cheese until smooth.
  4. Add one or two fresh rose pelargonium leaves to the mixture.
  5. Cover and let stand in a cool place for 12 hours.
  6. Discard the pelargonium leaves and stir in the caster sugar.
  7. Spoon the cream into a mound on a serving plate.
  8. Surround with the berries.
  9. Serve extra caster sugar or rose geranium sugar for sprinkling over fruits separately.

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