Lemon-Scented Mascarpone Trifle With Creme De Cassis

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar with the lemon juice.
  • Cook until the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  • Let cool.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the cooled sugar mixture with the mascarpone cheese and the lemon zest.
  • Now, add almonds, if using.
  • Using an electric mixer, whip on medium speed until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • To build the trifle, line the bottom of a trifle bowl with a layer pound cake.
  • Brush the pound cake with some creme de cassis liqueur.
  • Spoon a layer of the cheese mixture over the pound cake, and then a layer of berries.
  • Repeat the layers until all the ingredients are used, finishing with a top layer of berries.
  • Chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Garnish with chopped mint leaves &/or flavored whipped cream &/or almonds.
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