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Getting Creative With Strawberries During Wimbledon

Posted on 10th Jul 2015 @ 6:58 AM

The summer is here again and with it Wimbledon, and we all know that it is compulsory that when Wimbledon is on we have to eat strawberries every day.

Wimbledon Strawberries

As the tennis continues, it is time to do more with the strawberry than just add cream. Come on Britain gets creative with your strawberries. Banana King, your local fresh produce suppliers, knows that whenever strawberries are seen or tasted they always make us think of summer. When you order your strawberries from Banana King don’t just add the cream or dip in your champagne, try them in a variety of recipes, things like mixed fruit salad or chocolate and strawberry cheesecake, why not try this recipe for yourself.

Chocolate and Strawberry Cheesecake

strawberry-cheesecake.pngIngredients: Serves 2-3

  •  55g/2oz white or dark chocolate, melted (your choice)
  •  45g/2½oz amoretti biscuits, crushed
  •  1 tbsp brandy(optional)
  •  150ml/¼ pint double cream
  •  1 tbsp icing sugar
  •  85g/3oz cream cheese
  •  1 tsp lime juice
  •  5 strawberries, hulled and sliced, plus as many whole strawberries as you like for the top

Method:

  1. Place a 7.5cm/3in chef's ring on a serving plate.
  2. In a bowl, mix one tablespoon of melted chocolate with the crushed biscuits and brandy and press into the base of the ring. Transfer to the fridge to chill.
  3. Whip the double cream and icing sugar together to form soft peaks when the whisk is removed.
  4. In another bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth and add the lime juice.
  5. Gently fold the double cream into the cream cheese mixture, along with the sliced strawberries.
  6. Fill the ring with some cream mixture and drizzle with some of the melted chocolate. Remove the ring and garnish with the strawberries.
  7. Repeat the process until the cream mixture and chocolate sauce is used up.

Order Your Fruit Basket Now!

As you can see, this recipe is easy, and you can order you fresh, succulent Strawberries direct from Banana King along with some other great seasonal fruit and vegetables. If you order one of Banana King’s fantastic fresh fruit baskets, you can also have a go at making fresh fruit salad.

 

The summer is here again and with it Wimbledon, and we all know that it is compulsory that when Wimbledon is on we have to eat strawberries every day.

As the tennis continues, it is time to do more with the strawberry than just add cream. Come on Britain get creative with your strawberries. Banana King your local fresh produce supplier knows than whenever strawberries are seen or tasted they always makes us think of summer. When you order your strawberries from Banana King don’t just add the cream or dip in your champagne, try them in a variety of recipes, things like mixed fruit salad or chocolate and strawberry cheesecake, why not try this recipe for yourself. 

 

Chocolate and Strawberry Cheesecake

Ingredients: Serves 2-3

·         55g/2oz dark chocolate, melted

·         45g/2½oz amoretti biscuits, crushed

·         1 tbsp brandy

·         150ml/¼ pint double cream

·         1 tbsp icing sugar

·         85g/3oz cream cheese

·         1 tsp lime juice

·         5 strawberries, hulled and sliced, plus 3 whole strawberries

 

Method:

1.     Place a 7.5cm/3in chef's ring on a serving plate.

2.     In a bowl, mix one tablespoon of melted chocolate with the crushed biscuits and brandy and press into the base of the ring. Transfer to the fridge to chill.

3.     Whip the double cream and icing sugar together to form soft peaks when the whisk is removed.

4.     In another bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth and add the lime juice.

5.     Gently fold the double cream into the cream cheese mixture, along with the sliced strawberries.

6.     Fill the ring with some cream mixture and drizzle with some of the melted chocolate. Remove the ring and garnish with the strawberries.

7.     Repeat the process until the cream mixture and chocolate sauce is used up.

           

As you can see this recipe is easy and you can order you fresh succulent Strawberries direct from Banana King along with some other great seasonal fruit and vegetables. If you order one of Banana King’s fantastic fresh fruit baskets you can also have a go at making a fresh fruit salad.