AKA Drunken Strawberries
If you are under 21, go to your room. This dessert is for adults only! You won't believe that a dessert this good can be so simple to make. But it's true. I have been making this for decades and it has always been a hit at any dinner party. It's like two treats in one, a dessert and a wine cocktail perfect for after dinner.
All you need is 2 pnts of fresh strawberries, 2 1/2 cups of red wine (Merlot or Burgundy), and 2 heaping tablespoons of sugar. In a nice ornate clear glass bowl, mix the sugar and wine together. Taste and add 1 more tablespoon of suger if you want it sweeter. Wash, then slice your strawberries lengthwise. Add them to the wine and stir very well. Cover securely with plastic wrap and refridgerate overnight. After your dinner, serve the strawberries in large martini glasses or wine glasses and pour the marinated wine over them. This recipe will serve about 4 people. A nice additional touch is to serve small dark chocolate truffles on the side.
You will impress your guests with this wonderful refreshing dessert. Combined, the strawberries and wine are so incredible together and a bite of the chocolate truffle will send your taste buds into overdrive. To finish, just sip the remaining wine as an after dinner drink. You will not be disappointed! Bon Appetit...