So what it’s Saturday…it’s Strawberry Sundae

Celebrating the Sundae…anyday.
Though cheering Strawberry Sundaes today.
Simple. Yet Classic.
And so summer-y amid the swelter.
The Menu Shoppe has it covered…
Simple…
but fun ideas for great summer dessert menus.
Awesome for daily Specials.
Strawberry Chocolate Chip Sundaes
2 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
2 pints chocolate chip ice cream, slightly softened
Reserve 1 cup of sliced strawberries. Combine remaining strawberries, sugar, lemon zest and 1/4 cup water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook, stirring often, until berries are softened, about
5 minutes. Transfer to a blender or food processor and pulse once or twice to make a chunky sauce. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate until chilled. Combine ice cream and reserved strawberries in a large bowl and mash ice cream with back of a large spoon until strawberries and ice cream are well combined. Cover bowl with plastic and return to freezer to firm up, at least 30 minutes and up to 1 day. Divide ice cream among 6 sundae dishes and top each portion with chilled strawberry sauce. Serve immediately.
…and for more sophisticated presentation…
Strawberries Romanoff Sundaes
2 cups quartered strawberries
1/4 cup triple sec
3 tablespoons sugar
1 1/4 cups sliced strawberries
3 cups vanilla low-fat ice cream
2 tablespoons chopped pistachios, toasted
Mint leaves (optional)
Combine first 3 ingredients in a blender,
and process until smooth.
Combine the strawberry puree and sliced strawberries in a bowl.
Cover and chill.
Serve the strawberry mixture over the ice cream.
Sprinkle with nuts.
Trim sundaes with mint leaves.
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