Laura’s Strawberry and Chocolate Sundae


This strawberry and chocolate sundae recipe was shared with us from the May 2009 issue of Foods Matter, a print and e-magazine for living with food allergies and intolerances. They used this recipe as an opportunity to sample the ice creams, chocolates and cereals in their monthly tasting supplement with some early English strawberries!

Special Diet Notes: Strawberry and Chocolate Sundae

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, optionally gluten-free, optionally nut-free, peanut-free, optionally soy-free, vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian.

Laura’s Strawberry and Chocolate Sundae
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Dairy & egg free; can be wheat, gluten, soy, corn & nut free depending on the chocolate, ice cream, and topping used.
Serves: 1 serving
  • 2–3 scoops dairy-free vanilla ‘ice cream’
  • 3–4 strawberries
  • 1oz dairy-free chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier, Cointreau or brandy
  • 1 teaspoon crunchy granola – or chopped, toasted hazelnuts
  1. Scoop the ice cream into the bottom of a tall goblet or sundae glass and arrange the strawberries over the top.
  2. Melt the chocolate over hot water or in a microwave for 40–60 seconds then carefully stir in the liqueur or brandy.
  3. Spoon the chocolate over some of the strawberries, leaving a little red peeking out.
  4. Sprinkle with the granola or nuts and serve at once.
382cals – 6g protein
20g total fat – 10g sat / 7g mono / 1g poly
40g carbohydrate of which 39g sugar
1g fibre – 77mg sodium / 0.19g salt
105mg calcium
Nutrition Information
Calories: 382cals Fat: 20g

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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