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Balsamic Strawberries & Cream

Balsamic Strawberries & Cream
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The following recipe and photography were provided by our partner, Yoko Segawa of Yoko’s Kitchen.

Heighten your dessert game with a delightful mix of flavors in this Balsamic Strawberries and Cream recipe. Plump, juicy strawberries bathed in a luxurious blend of balsamic vinegar, honey, and a hint of salt. As they marinate, the berries soak up the tangy-sweet flavor, transforming them into a unique sweet treat!

This recipe is more than just a dessert; it’s an experience—a celebration of simplicity and elegance, perfect for spring and early summer gatherings. So, gather your ingredients and prepare for a culinary adventure that will delight your senses and leave your guests craving more.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Strawberries meet Balsamic Vinegar. The sweetness of strawberries and the mellow tartness of balsamic vinegar are surprisingly delicious together. The strawberries are macerated in the balsamic vinegar to become juicy and tender, making them an easy and healthy dessert.
  • Simple and Easy. This dessert recipe is made with just a handful of ingredients and a few easy steps.
  • Perfect dessert for Spring. The refreshing sweetness and vibrant red color of balsamic macerated strawberries make them perfect for spring and early-summer gatherings. Additionally, yogurt-infused whipped cream adds an extra layer of freshness to this delightful dessert.
Balsamic Strawberries & Cream

Balsamic Strawberries & Cream


For the Balsamic Strawberries

  • 16oz strawberries, stem removed and quartered lengthwise
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 4 Tsp. honey
  • A pinch salt
  • Fresh basil, for garnish

For the Cream

  • 1 cup Non-fat Greek vanilla yogurt, chilled
  • 1 cup heavy cream, chilled
  • 2 Tbsp. honey


1. In a bowl, toss together strawberries, balsamic vinegar, honey, and salt. Let sit for 30 minutes.
2. In another bowl, combine yogurt, heavy cream, and honey. Beat with a hand mixer or stand mixer until soft peaks form.
3. In serving dessert glasses, scoop the cream on the bottom. Divide strawberries over it. Dollop more cream on top and garnish with basil.

Yoko Segawa

By Yoko Segawa

Yoko Segawa is a published cookbook author, recipe developer, and food photographer who is passionate about plant-based cooking that everyone can enjoy. She shares tips for healthy cooking and beautifully styled, vibrant recipes on her Instagram page and YouTube channel: Yoko’s Kitchen.

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