A simple to assemble dessert, because you have better things to do on Valentine’s Day! Dry meringues are available in the bakery section of most supermarkets.

Serves 2

  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cointreau
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 large (3” wide) dry meringues
  • 2 sprigs of mint

With a fork, mash until chunky 2 cups of sliced FRESH strawberries

Stir in 1 tbsp granulated sugar and 1 tbsp liqueur such as Cointreau or saskatoon berry

Let stand while you make the rest of the dessert.

Beat 1 cup whipping cream together with 1 tbsp icing sugar and 1 tsp vanilla extract. Beat to soft peaks.

Right before serving break 2-3 large dry meringues (about 3 inches wide) into the whipping cream. Add the strawberries and fold together gently. Spoon into cocktail glasses and garnish with a sprig of mint.