Berry Parfait

 3 - 4 cups (about 720 ml) assorted berries (blackberries, blueberries, strawberries and/or raspberries) or other fresh fruit
 1-2 tablespoons (15-25 grams) granulated white sugar, or to taste
 1/2 cup (4 ounces)(115 grams) mascarpone cheese (can use cream cheese)
 1/2 cup (120 ml) cold heavy whipping cream (cream with a 35-40% butterfat content)
 3 tablespoons (25 grams) confectioners' (icing or powdered) sugar, or to taste
 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1

Place all the berries (cut strawberries into bite sized pieces) in a large bowl and sprinkle with 1-2 Tbsp. sugar. Stir to combine and leave to macerate for about 15-30 minutes.

2

In bowl of your electric mixer (or with a hand mixer or wire whisk) beat the mascarpone, heavy whipping cream, confectioners' sugar (or to taste), and vanilla extract just until soft peaks form.

3

Take four wine or parfait glasses and layer the berries with the cream. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint, if desired. If not serving immediately, they can be covered and stored in the refrigerator for several hours.

4

Makes about four servings.

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Ingredients

 3 - 4 cups (about 720 ml) assorted berries (blackberries, blueberries, strawberries and/or raspberries) or other fresh fruit
 1-2 tablespoons (15-25 grams) granulated white sugar, or to taste
 1/2 cup (4 ounces)(115 grams) mascarpone cheese (can use cream cheese)
 1/2 cup (120 ml) cold heavy whipping cream (cream with a 35-40% butterfat content)
 3 tablespoons (25 grams) confectioners' (icing or powdered) sugar, or to taste
 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

1

Place all the berries (cut strawberries into bite sized pieces) in a large bowl and sprinkle with 1-2 Tbsp. sugar. Stir to combine and leave to macerate for about 15-30 minutes.

2

In bowl of your electric mixer (or with a hand mixer or wire whisk) beat the mascarpone, heavy whipping cream, confectioners' sugar (or to taste), and vanilla extract just until soft peaks form.

3

Take four wine or parfait glasses and layer the berries with the cream. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint, if desired. If not serving immediately, they can be covered and stored in the refrigerator for several hours.

4

Makes about four servings.

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Berry Parfait