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Lime and Tequila Infused Strawberries


"This is a grown-up only recipe that can be eaten plain or turned into some adult strawberry shortcakes by serving over cake and topping with whipped cream."
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1 h 15 m servings 172 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Mix triple sec, sugar, lime juice, tequila, and lime zest in a bowl; stir to dissolve sugar. Pour over strawberries in a large bowl. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until juice forms, about 1 hour.


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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 172 calories; 0.5 g fat; 31.3 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 3 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I absolutely loved this recipe! The strawberries turned out perfectly and the flavor was fantastic. The tequila is not overwhelming and the lime complements the strawberries and the sweetness pe...

In a word...Amazing! These turned out perfect. I made them for a cookout over the weekend and actually had to make a second batch because my friends and family gobbled up the first bowl I made s...

I made this for a party with friends and everyone went crazy for it! It's strawberry season and I had a flat from the farmer's market, so I actually doubled this recipe. I served it with pound c...

This is my new favorite summer dessert! Definitely use good tequila like another reviewer suggested and stir often to create a yummy juice/glaze over all the strawberries. I'm going to make thes...

OMG!!! These were awesome! Made to add to a shortcake, they almost never got there - we kept picking at them. Do not make too far in advance, or you might not have enough left for the cake eithe...

SO. GOOD. Took everyone's advice and set a timer to stir it every 10 minutes while I made shortcakes and it turned out amazing! Topped the "Scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake" recipes from AR wi...

Pretty fun idea! This tastes just like a strawberry margarita! :o)

Do you like strawberry margaritas? Well, that's what these berries taste like. This simple recipe is awesome!!

Made this as dessert for a girl gathering featuring Mexiican food. What a hit this was - recipe requests etc. I doubled the quantities and followed the 'dressing' directions exactly, but used ...