Strawberry Basket

Preparation info

  • 6–8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 1 sponge cake cut to size of ice cream brick
  • 1 wineglass of sherry, liqueur or fruit juice


Place the sponge cake on a silver dish and soak with sherry, liqueur or juice. Place the family brick ice cream on top of the sponge. Pipe a band of cream round the sides of the ice cream. Stand the wafers overlapping round the four sides and press them to the block. Pipe cream on top. Arrange the strawberries on top of the cream. Make a handle with the strip of angelica. Serve at once.<