Strawberries With Cointreau

Total Time
2hrs 25mins
Prep 2 hrs 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This one takes a couple hours because the strawberries have to soak up the cointreau, so allow enough time for that. If you don't want to whip your own whipped cream just use it from a can! This is from The Vancouver Sun Newspaper, 1996.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel wide strips of zest without the pith from orange and cut into very thin strips. (Put aside rest of orange for another use.).
  2. In small saucepan, combine granulated sugar and water; bring to the boil over high heat.
  3. Add orange zest; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and let syrup cool; stir in liqueur.
  5. Put berries in bowl.
  6. Add syrup and orange zest; set aside for 2 hours.
  7. Whip cream and sweeten to taste with powdered sugar.
  8. Serve strawberries topped with whipped cream and garnished each serving with a whole strawberry.


Most Helpful

Excellent. We had this lovely strawberry dessert watching the World Cup Finals and it was a big hit.

evelyn/athens July 13, 2006

Yum ! this certainly is an adult way to eat strawberries... a little bit of decadence to top of a special dinner. DH made this and his "thinnest' strips of orange peel are the ones that made it into the photo, the others were so big that they rather overwhelmed the dish. Still, the flavour was there, and enjoyed. Please see my rating system, a lovely 4 stars :) Thanks !

kiwidutch June 26, 2006

So good! The cointreau adds just a nice hint of citrus to the berries. I didn't think there was much better than berries and cream but this is the "cherry on top" to make them divine!

Sackville June 18, 2005

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