Strawberries Grand Marnier
Yield: 4 servings
- 1 sheet (1/2 package) frozen puff pastry, thawed
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 4 cups fresh strawberries, halved
- 4 tablespoons Grand Marnier
- whipped cream
- fresh mint sprigs for garnish
Instructions:Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place puff pastry on a cookie sheet. Cut a circle out of the pastry center and place to the side on same cookie sheet. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of sugar over puff pastry. Bake pastry until it rises and sugar is caramelized.
In a small saute pan, place butter, remaining sugar, and strawberries over medium heat. When strawberries begin to soften, slowly add Grand Marnier. (Note: Grand Marnier is flammable.)
Remove puff pastry from oven and place on a plate. Pour strawberries over pastry and place a dollop of whipped cream over center. Place circle of puff pastry on top of whipped cream. Serve garnished with sprig of mint.