Strawberry Extract

Top 3 Strawberry Extract Desserts for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion to indulge in sweet and romantic desserts. This year, enhance your celebration with the delightful taste of strawberries using strawberry extract. Strawberry extract for baking brings out an intense berry flavor, making it an ideal ingredient for special desserts. In this blog, we'll explore three exquisite strawberry desserts perfect for Valentine's Day.

Using strawberry flavoring by Dolce Foglia offers several significant benefits:

  1. Sugar-Free: Ideal for those who are monitoring their sugar intake, including diabetics and those looking to reduce sugar consumption for health or lifestyle reasons, without compromising on taste.

  2. Dye-Free: This feature is particularly appealing for health-conscious consumers and those with sensitivities or allergies to artificial food dyes, making it a safe choice for all, including children.

  3. Kosher Certified: Ensures that the flavoring adheres to the strict dietary standards of kashrut, making it accessible to those who follow Jewish dietary laws and appealing to those who appreciate products that meet rigorous quality standards.

  4. American Made: Supporting a domestically produced product can be a source of national pride and confidence in high manufacturing standards, while also benefiting the local economy.

  5. Family-Owned Company: Choosing products from a family-owned business often resonates with those who value supporting smaller enterprises, which can be associated with a more personal touch in both product quality and customer service.

  6. Zero Alcohol: Suitable for all ages and various dietary restrictions, including those who avoid alcohol for health, religious, or personal reasons, and in environments where alcohol-containing products are not appropriate.

These features of Dolce Foglia's strawberry flavoring make it an attractive choice for a broad range of consumers, particularly those who are health-conscious or have specific dietary needs and preferences.

Strawberry Extract for baking

Strawberry Cheesecake

Prep time

20 min

Cook time

45 min

Servings

8

Category

Dessert

Origin

Ancient Greece

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).

Step 2

Mix graham crackers, melted butter, and 1/4 cup sugar for the crust. Press into the bottom of a springform pan.

Step 3

Blend cream cheese and 1 cup sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well. Stir in vanilla and Dolce Foglia Strawberry Extract.

Step 4

Pour over crust. Bake for 45 minutes.

Step 5

Cool and top with fresh strawberries.

  • Applications: Great as a standalone dessert or in mini versions for a party.

  • FAQ:

    • Can I use frozen strawberries? Yes, but thaw and drain them first.
    • What if I don’t have a springform pan? Use a pie dish but adjust serving sizes.
  • Tips and Tricks: For a smoother texture, mix cream cheese at room temperature.

  • Pairings: Complement with a glass of champagne or a light dessert wine.

  • Storing: Refrigerate for up to 5 days. Cover to prevent drying out.

  • Customizing: Try adding a layer of chocolate ganache for a chocolate-strawberry twist.

Strawberry flavoring

Strawberry Shortcake

Prep time

15 min

Cook time

15 min

Servings

6

Category

Dessert

Origin

United Kingdom

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Dolce Foglia Strawberry Extract
  • Fresh strawberries, sliced

Directions

Instructions:


Step 1:


Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).


Step 2:


Mix flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk to form a dough.


Step 3:


Drop spoonfuls of dough onto a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes.


Step 4:


Whip cream with 2 tbsp sugar and Dolce Foglia Strawberry Extract until stiff peaks form.


Step 5:


Split biscuits, fill and top with whipped cream and strawberries.

  • Applications: Serve as individual shortcakes or as a layered cake.

  • FAQ:

    • Can I make it gluten-free? Yes, use gluten-free flour.
    • Can I prepare this ahead of time? Yes, store biscuits in an airtight container.
  • Tips and Tricks: For fluffier biscuits, don't overmix the dough.

  • Pairings: Serve with a dessert wine or a light herbal tea.

  • Storing: Biscuits can be stored for 2 days; assemble with cream and strawberries before serving.

  • Customizing: Add a layer of strawberry jam to the shortcakes for extra flavor.

Strawberry extract

Strawberry Mousse

Prep time

15 min

Cook time

Chill for 2 hours

Servings

4

Category

Desserts

Origin

France

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp Dolce Foglia Strawberry Extract
  • 1 tbsp gelatin, dissolved in 4 tbsp warm water
  • Fresh strawberries for garnish

Directions


Step 1:


Whip cream and sugar until soft peaks form.


Step 2:


Stir in dissolved gelatin and Dolce Foglia Strawberry Extract.


Step 3:


Pour into serving glasses and chill for 2 hours.


Step 4:


Garnish with fresh strawberries before serving.


  • Applications: Perfect in glasses, as cake filling, or layered in parfaits.

  • FAQ:

    • Can I make it vegan? Yes, use coconut cream and agar-agar instead of gelatin.
    • How to choose the best strawberries? Look for bright red, firm, and fragrant ones.
  • Tips and Tricks: For an even texture, ensure the gelatin is fully dissolved.

  • Pairings: Pairs well with sparkling wine or as a follow-up to a light meal.

  • Storing: Best consumed within 48 hours of preparation. Store in the refrigerator.

  • Customizing: Mix in chocolate chips or layer with crushed biscuits for added texture.

These strawberry desserts, enriched with Dolce Foglia Strawberry Extract, are perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Day treat. From the creamy cheesecake to the classic shortcake and the light mousse, each offers a unique and flavorful way to celebrate love.

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