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Old 12-04-2007, 11:49 AM   #1
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Strawberry syrup/topping

So i have to cook crepes for about 30 people tonight and i want a dang good easy strawberry topping. I have frozen strawberries, sugar and water. what else could i add to make it better. the crepes will be stuffed with a homemade cheesecake filling served warm.

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Old 12-04-2007, 12:04 PM   #2
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Cheesecake with Fresh Strawberry Sauce Recipe - Dairy - MyRecipes.com This looks good I was going to mention lemon juice but they have it in this recipe dont be afraid to add more sugar and add a drop or two of red food coloring if needed.So for me a wow factor would be to garnich with ground or a really strong sugar cinnamon.
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Old 12-04-2007, 12:05 PM   #3
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A fresh sprig of mint is a nice garnish for color if you have it.
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Old 12-04-2007, 12:11 PM   #4
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yeah i was thinkin of garnishing it with something nice. Is sugar cinnamon the same as cinnamon and sugar that you mix together.
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yeah i was thinkin of garnishing it with something nice. Is sugar cinnamon the same as cinnamon and sugar that you mix together.
Yep it is make a trial one I think you will really like it as it adds another subtle level of flavor.
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Old 12-04-2007, 01:06 PM   #6
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Yep it is make a trial one I think you will really like it as it adds another subtle level of flavor.
LOL, oh ok. i was wonderin if it was something else. Ok i will make the sauce and cinnamon and sugar mix and add fresh mint leaves to the top or let them do that.
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Old 12-04-2007, 09:50 PM   #7
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This is one I use from time to time:

Dessert Strawberry Sauce

2 cups of strawberries
1/2 cup plain yoghurt
1/2 cup sugar (or 1/4 cup honey, if preferred)
1/2 cup dry red wine

Blend all ingredients together in blender. Chill overnight.

This was originally entitled "Scrumptious Strawberry Soup" on a disk of Asian recipes that came with my first computer way back in the 80's. In that version, a cup of strawberry halves is used as garnish for the soup over four plates. The general concensus of that recipe though was it was just too much (flavour, richness, volume, etc) for a dish on its own, hence the relabelling. We found that it was best served over icecream or over a delicate piece of plain sponge.
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Old 12-05-2007, 12:26 PM   #8
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This is one I use from time to time:

Dessert Strawberry Sauce

2 cups of strawberries
1/2 cup plain yoghurt
1/2 cup sugar (or 1/4 cup honey, if preferred)
1/2 cup dry red wine

Blend all ingredients together in blender. Chill overnight.

This was originally entitled "Scrumptious Strawberry Soup" on a disk of Asian recipes that came with my first computer way back in the 80's. In that version, a cup of strawberry halves is used as garnish for the soup over four plates. The general concensus of that recipe though was it was just too much (flavour, richness, volume, etc) for a dish on its own, hence the relabelling. We found that it was best served over icecream or over a delicate piece of plain sponge.
im gonna try that but instead of yogurt im gonna use whipping cream
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Just politely wondering why you would want to cover a cream based filled crepe with something else with cream or yogurt in it?
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Just politely wondering why you would want to cover a cream based filled crepe with something else with cream or yogurt in it?
lol dont know but it sounds good. i have these every few months and the regular strawberry with sugar water mix is gettin old. need something new i guess.
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