Berries with mascarpone and meringue

  • Preparation Time30 mins
  • Serves6
  • DifficultyEasy
1 (300g) container fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered
200g fresh raspberries
200g fresh blackberries
160g fresh blueberries
4 tbsp sugar
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
125ml mascarpone cheese
125ml double cream
Pinch ground cinnamon
4 meringue cookies, coarsely crumbled
1) Toss the berries, 2 tablespoons of sugar, and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Let stand until juices form, tossing occasionally, about 30 minutes.

2) Meanwhile, stir the mascarpone cheese in a large bowl to loosen. Using an electric mixer, beat the cream, remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar, and pinch of cinnamon in another large bowl to soft peaks. Fold 1/4 of the cream into the mascarpone cheese to lighten. Fold in the remaining whipped cream.

3) Using a slotted spoon, divide the berries among plates. Spoon the mascarpone cheese atop the berries. Sprinkle the meringue cookies over top. Drizzle the berry juices around the dessert and serve immediately.

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