Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Frozen Strawberry Squares

A delicious and refreshing dessert with a nut based crumbly crust and topping then in the center a light and yummy strawberry and homemade whipped cream mixture that everyone will enjoy, this is a perfect dessert for a hot spring and summer dessert. Enjoy!!!

  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup slivered & chopped almonds (other chopped nuts may be substituted)
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 2 egg whites
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 10 fluid ounces whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries, crushed/smashed
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 325° F.
  2. 2. Combine flour, brown sugar, almonds and melted butter and spread in 8x8" pan. Bake at    325°F for 20 minutes. Stir a couple of times. Cool
  3. 3. Once cooled, evenly press ⅔ of the mixture in the 8x8" pan to create crust.
  4. 4.Beat egg whites and granulated sugar until stiff.
  5. 5.Beat whipping cream until soft peaks form.
  6. 6.Gently combine, beaten egg whites, whipped cream, lemon juice, and crushed strawberries. Spread mixture over crust.
  7. 7.Sprinkle remaining crust/crumb mixture on top.
  8. 8.Freeze for 3-6 hours.
  9. 9.Cut in squares to serve. 

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