Strawberries in Grand Marnier Cream Cheese Sauce

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This is Le Ann Dreier's recipe, Bon Appetit June, 1995. The sauce pairs well with any fresh fruit including raspberries, blueberries or peaches.  Although clearly not a low-fat dessert it is easy to make, elegant and delicious.
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  • Serves 8


    • 10 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
    • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
    • 1/2 cup plus 6 tablespoons powdered (confectioners) sugar
    • 1/2 cup whipping cream
    • 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier or Frangelico
    • 8 cups fresh strawberries, sliced (they can be left whole as well if they are small) or use any fresh fruit of choice.


Combine first 4 ingredients plus 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier (or Frangelico) in a food processor.  Blend until smooth.  Taste and adjust liqueur if needed. Sauce can be prepared 24 hours in advance.

Distribute fruit and sauce in layers among 8 stemmed goblets.
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