Thursday, March 15, 2012

Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

3 cups almond meal/flour
4 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
1 tablespoon lemon zest

Combine and press into the bottom and sides of a 12 inch by 12 inch tart pan with your hands. Refrigerate while you prepare the filling.

8 ounces cream
8 ounces mascarpone cream, room temperature
4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup maple syrup or honey
1 cup fresh strawberries
1 lemon, juice and zest

Blend everything until smooth. Pour into the crust and refrigerate for two hours or more before serving.

Decorate the top with fresh strawberries and chocolate shavings.


Anonymous said...

Sounds great !!! But, 8 ounces mascarpone cream, &
4 ounces cream cheese?
I thought that mascarpone was cream cheese.

Mia said...

Mascarpone is slightly sweeter. I like the combination. :)

The Harried Cook said...

Yummy! That looks absolutely delicious... I love mascarpone based desserts.. Thanks for this recipe, Mia!

Mia said...

Thank you!

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