Source: Sunday Dinner

Blackberries in Cassis with Mascarpone
Make the most of the beautiful blackberries' short season by serving them lightly sweetened and topped with rich mascarpone cream. If blackberries are in short supply, substitute another fresh berry.
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Serves: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

 

 
1/3 cup mascarpone cheese
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, pure
2/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt
4 cups blackberries, fresh
1/4 cup creme de cassis
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice




1. To prepare the mascarpone cream, whisk together the mascarpone cheese, sugar and vanilla. Add the yogurt and stirl until smooth. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
2. To prepare the blackberries, put the berries in a large bowl. Add the creme de cassis, sugar and lemon juice and stir gently but thoroughly. If not serving immediately, cover and refrigerate for up to 1 hour.
3. Spoon the berries intogoblets ot decorative glass dessert bowls and top with the chilled cream. Serve immediately.

Note: The mascarpone cream can be made up to 2 days ahead and stored covered in the refrigerator.


Notes:
Ingredient #5-8 are for Blackberries In Cassis.

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