Merlot Strawberries with Whipped Cream

merlot-strawberries-cream Jim Bathie


  • 1/2 cup merlot
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup whipped cream


  1. Bring merlot, lemon juice, and honey to a boil in a saucepan over high heat.

  2. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Drizzle over sliced berries.

  3. Top with whipped cream.

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  • A decadent merlot sauce coats these fresh sweet strawberries and turns this bowl of fruit into a bona fide dessert. Finish with a dollop of whip cream.
  • Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 140
Fat per serving: 3.5g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: .5g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 22g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 10mg
Sodium per serving: 20mg
Rs per serving: 0g

Good to Know

Don’t worry about getting drunk: Boiling the sauce removes about 85 percent of the alcohol.

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