Roasted strawberries

Roasted strawberries

Roast strawberries in a red wine vinegar syrup, then serve with fresh mint and whipped cream for an imaginative twist on the classic British dessert
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the sugar, vinegar, star anise and 50ml of water into a small pan and heat until the sugar dissolves. Bubble the mixture until syrupy.
  2. Step 2

    Put the strawberries into a deep roasting tin and pour over the syrup. Roast for 10 minutes, toss, then roast for another 5 minutes, or until the strawberries have softened slightly and the syrup has reduced to a glaze. Leave to cool until just warm.
  3. Step 3

    Put the cream, sugar and vanilla into a bowl and whisk to soft peaks.
  4. Step 4

    Divide the strawberries between bowls, serve with the cream and tear over the mint leaves.