The ‘firecrackers’, crisp rolls of phyllofilled with whole strawberries, are served in a pool of strawberrysauce with blueberries and whipped cream.
Recipe: Strawberry Firecrackers
1 cup frozen sweetened strawberries, thawed
2 teaspoons orange liqueur or 1 tablespoon orange juice plus1/2 teaspoon grated orange zestFor Strawberry Firecrackers:
3 sheets phyllo dough
1/4 cup unseasoned dry breadcrumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
2 pints whole stemmed California strawberries
Sweetened whipped cream for garnish
Fresh blueberries for garnish
Makes 6 servings.
*Rolls can be cut in half on an angle witha serrated knife. Cut carefully with a light sawing motion; phyllomay crumble.
Tip: Strawberry Firecrackers can be preparedup to one day in advance. Place unbaked firecrackers on bakingsheet, wrap tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 24hours. Remove plastic wrap and bake in preheated 500°F (260°C)oven for 5 minutes.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof California Strawberry Commission. ©2009 California StrawberryCommission. All rights reserved. Used with permission.
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