Berry & Brandy Cream Palate Cleanser (Or Dessert)

Recipe by twissis
READY IN: 10mins


  • 1 12
    cups strawberries (frozen, but thawed, chopped and kept cold)
  • 2
    tablespoons raspberry preserves
  • 2
    tablespoons honey
  • 6
    ounces whipping cream
  • 1
    ounce brandy
  • 3
    tablespoons pecans (finely chopped and divided per prep)


  • In a blender, combine 1st 6 ingredients and blend until berries are fully pureed and mixture is creamy.
  • Gently fold in 2 tbsp of chopped pecans and divide mixture among 8 small serving glasses approximately 4 ounces in size.
  • Top each serving with a few pieces of the remaining 1 tbsp of chopped pecans and chill for at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.
  • NOTES: The yield is 8 3-oz servings as a palate cleanser after a savory course of an elegant meal. As a light dessert, I suggest 6 4-0z servings w/a sml berry, scattered choc shavings, a mint or a cookie to dress it up.