Light and naturally sweet, this Easy Strawberry Dessert for Two, with a splash of orange liqueur is like having a cocktail and dessert all in one!

Strawberry Dessert for Two

Enjoy this as a special romantic dessert, or double and triple the recipe for the whole family to enjoy. Just substitute orange juice for the alcohol.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Macerate Strawberries 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 220kcal
Author Christine Mello


  • 12 medium strawberries
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp orange liqueur
  • 1 medium orange
  • whipped cream and whole strawberries for garnish optional


  • Wash and hull the strawberries. Cut each strawberry into thin slices.
  • Zest 1/2 of orange. Cut non-zested half of orange into slices. Juice remaining orange half. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl combine the strawberries with sugar, orange liqueur and the juice of half an orange. Allow strawberries to soften and absorb flavors for 1 hour.
  • Use one orange slice to go around the rim of each serving glasses. Pour sugar into a bowl. Dip each serving glass rim into the sugar, twisting to make sure the rim is completely covered.
  • Spoon strawberries into glasses, and garnish with orange slice, zest and a dollop of whipped cream. Serve and enjoy together!!


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 147IU | Vitamin C: 77mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg