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Side view of strawberry romanoff in a martini glass. Strawberries topped with cream mixture and garnished with mint leave.

Strawberries Romanoff

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  • Author: Gitta
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


A quick and easy dessert that is especially delicious with fresh summer strawberries.  A perfect ending to a special meal or a casual get-together!


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  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla, brandy, or grand mariner
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 4 cups halved, quartered or sliced strawberries


  1. Combine yogurt and brown sugar.  Add vanilla, brandy, or grand mariner in a bowl.  
    Brown sugar, vanilla and yogurt in a red bowl partially combined
  2. Stir the mixture until the brown sugar has dissolved, 1-2 minutes.
    Brown sugar, vanilla and yogurt combined
  3. In a separate bowl, whip heavy cream until it starts to thicken.  Add sugar and whip until thick. 
    Partially whipped cream with sugar on top in the bowl of a stand mixer with a wire whisk attachment
  4. Fold yogurt mixture into the whipped cream and combine well.
    Yogurt and brown sugar mixture on top of whipped cream in a metal bowl with a red spoon
  5. Place 1/2 cup strawberries into serving dishes.  Top with 1/4 cup of the topping/cream mixture.  Enjoy! 
    Side view of two martini glasses filled with strawberries and cream


  1.   The heavy cream whips best if the bowl and wire whisk have been chilled in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.   
  2.   Be sure to closely watch the cream when it is in the mixer.  It can easily turn into butter if it is over-whipped.  
  3.   The dessert can be made ahead of time.  Chill the topping.  When ready to serve, distribute the strawberries in serving dishes and then top them with chilled cream. 
  4.   This recipe is adapted from Genius Kitchen


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 220
  • Sugar: 18.5 g
  • Sodium: 21.5 mg
  • Fat: 11.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.4 g
  • Protein: 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 34.9 mg