Mascarpone Cream and Berries

READY IN: 5mins
BecR
Recipe by Park Rangerette

After a nice dinner in an Italian restaurant, my mom, daughter & I shared a fabulous dessert - the sweet cream was rich and berries were layered inside. I went on a mission to re-create the dessert and came up with this recipe. The cream is soft -- not stiff or firm, like whipped cream. You can use your favorite fresh fruit or coulis. Layer it in a clear glass goblet or parfait dish; about 2 cups of berries or fruit coulis will be right.

Top Review by BecR

What a luscious, creamy treat! Reduced the sugar by about half, and it was still great. Used fresh raspberries, with fresh mint and lemon zest for garnish. Delicious--thanks for sharing, Park Rangerette!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk the mascarpone, heavy cream, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla until smoothly blended.
  2. Using half of the mascarpone cream, divide it evenly among 4 dishes or goblets. Place a layer of your favorite berries or coulis over, and spoon the remaining mascarpone over. Top with a few more berries or coulis.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or as long as overnight. Serve cold.

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