21
May

National Strawberries and Cream Day

National Strawberries and Cream Day is observed annually on May 21st.   Fresh strawberries and homemade whipped cream is a must when strawberries are in season.  They are the perfect, refreshing, light snack on a beautiful warm day!

Strawberries are a very healthy snack as they are low-fat, low in calories and an excellent source of vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and potassium.

Enjoy this receipe…

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/2 cups fat-free sour cream
  2. 1/2 cup brown sugar
  3. 2 tablespoons amaretto liqueur
  4. 1 quart fresh strawberries, hulled and halved (reserve 6 whole for garnish)

In a small bowl, whisk together the fat-free sour cream, brown sugar and liqueur.

In a large bowl, add the halved strawberries and sour cream mixture. Stir gently to mix. Cover and refrigerate until well-chilled, about 1 hour.

Scoop the strawberries into 6 colorful bowls or chilled sherbet glasses. Garnish with whole strawberries and serve immediately.

Receipe from: Mayo Clinic