Strawberry Sunday

After a sweet morning at the Sens Chocolate Salon, I decided to do something with the fabulous Spanish strawberries I found in the market.  We were wondering if you could make a crumble with strawberries.  Well, yes you can.

These berries were so sweet!  As I was making the crumbles, I just knew M. Parret would want some.  I sent over two little pots and didn’t mention Spain.

And here is where “shopping large” really pays off;  we had enough strawberries to also make milkshakes 🙂

Strawberry Crumble

1 lb strawberries, cut into chunks

1/4 cup sliced almonds

1/4 cup sugar

4 tbsp vanilla

1/2 cup flour

3 tbsp + 1 tsp brown sugar

1/2 cup pecans, coarsely chopped

4 tbsp cold butter

Mix the strawberries with the almonds, sugar and vanilla.  Set aside for about 15 minutes, then divide between 6 ramekins.   Mix the flour, brown sugar and pecans together.   Cut in the cold butter with a pastry cutter (I finally found mine) until it forms a coarse meal, then sprinkle on top of the strawberries.  Bake the ramekins on a cookie sheet at 350 F for about 2o minutes.  Top with whipped cream if you like.

Strawberry Milkshakes

1/2 lb strawberries, sliced

2 tbsp sugar

1 tsp vanilla

1 pint vanilla ice cream

1/2 cup milk

Combine the strawberries, sugar and vanilla in a bowl.  Set aside for about 15 minutes, then blend with the ice cream and milk until smooth.  Makes two large.

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34 Responses to Strawberry Sunday

  1. rsmacaalay says:

    I love that crumble specially with that almond flakes I think that would be hard to resist

  2. I love the combination of strawberries and almonds and haven’t combined them in awhile. Thanks for the reminder.

  3. Tessa says:

    Both the crumble and the milkshake look delish! Strawberry Sunday… Just got it;).

  4. Cayla says:

    woah! this looks unbelievably delish!!!

  5. The strawberries look so good! And the milkshake is the prettiest pink. I like that you sent M. Parret over some of your crumble too!

  6. Sandra says:

    The crumble looks fab-u-lous!

  7. Sara Grace says:

    mmmm. i love me some smoothies. and crumbles don’t last very long in this house, so i know both these recipes are going to be a hit!

  8. Jess White says:

    nigella lawson does a lovely strawberry and almond crumble too, it makes you feel less indulgent! gorgeous recipes!

  9. I would like to dive in like that strawberry.

  10. Danny says:

    The strawberries look delicious! I love your photos as always!

  11. Yum yum! I may take mine with a side of vanilla ice cream, instead of the shake, but both sound delicious in and of themselves.

  12. Villy says:

    Fantastic crumble and photos!

  13. Crevette says:

    Miam !!! Ta recette est excellente et me donne l’eau à la bouche ! Merci

  14. do we bake the ramekins on a cookie sheet at 350’F for about 20 minutes?

  15. cjdelgrosso says:

    My wife loves crumbles and my daughter loves strawberries, thanks for posting such a delicious recipe to share with them!

  16. Crumble is one of those tempting deserts and strawberry crumble would hit the spot just about now with a milk shake chaser. How lovely that spring starts today and we’l soon be awash in lively fresh fruits! Bookmark this for making soon!

  17. Emma says:

    Now this is right up my alley, lovely, pretty spring dessert.

  18. So many gorgeous strawberry dishes in one spot – I adore strawberries 😀
    And you have the most stunning photography!

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  19. cibusamare says:

    This looks delicious! Would make a perfect pudding after a roast!

  20. AvocadoPesto says:

    Seems like a perfect simple yet delicious dessert – pretty sure my boyfriend would love this.

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