BERRIES WITH MASCARPONE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns , crushed
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4 cups mixed berries such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries

Directions

  • Mix vinegar, 1 tablespoon of the sugar and crushed peppercorns in medium saucepan on medium heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to boil and boil about 5 minutes until syrup is reduced to about 2 tablespoons. Transfer to small bowl; cover. Cool completely.
  • Mix mascarpone cheese, cream, 2 tablespoons of the sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed. Beat on medium-high speed until thick and soft peaks form. Cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Meanwhile, mix berries and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar in medium bowl. Add cooled balsamic mixture; toss gently to coat well. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Divide berry mixture among 6 serving bowls. Spoon mascarpone topping over berries to serve

Notes

Categories: Dairy  Dessert  Fruit  Fruit  Misc. Dessert  Salad  Side Dish 

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