Coeur à la crème with strawberries

Coeur à la crème et fraises

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
New Bistro

By Fran Warde

Published 2009

  • About

The consistency of these little heart-shaped desserts will vary depending on the sort of cream cheese you use. Generally, the fresher the cheese is, the softer and lighter in flavour it will be.


  • 300 g (10 oz) fresh, soft cream cheese
  • 250 ml (


Line 4 heart-shaped coeur à la crème moulds with very fine muslin, which ensures an easy release when you turn them out to serve. (These speciality moulds have holes in the base and are available from good kitchenware shops.)

Beat the cheese until smooth, lightly whip the cream until it just holds its form, then add to the cheese with the caster sugar and blend. Cut the vanilla p