Drunken Summer Dessert

Preparation Time: 5 mins

Ingredients: 500g mix of English strawberries,(washed then the hull removed),stoned cherries cut in half,and Scottish raspberries.
100g castor sugar
300g mascarpone cheese
50ml Orange juice
150 ml Vodka
50ml Robust Red Wine
2 fresh free range eggs whites
sprig of mint 
and icing sugar to dust 

1/ Slice the washed strawberries and place into a bowl before adding the red wine, vodka and orange juice and macerate for 15 minutes

2/ meanwhile, whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl until light and just forming a peak before slowly and gently add the sugar as though making a meringue until firm peaks are formed
3/In a separate bowl beat the mascarpone until smooth then fold in the egg white

4/Chill 4 long presentation serving glasses and spoon a small amount of strawberries with the macerating liquids then top with a little mascarpone layer, followed by a further layer of fruit and liquids and an additional layer of mascarpone.
Repeat the process 3 or 4 times until an attractive alternating layer has been formed

5/Top the layer off with a sprig of mint and dusting of icing sugar      Please note that a selection of summer red berries such as raspberries, strawberries and stoned cherries work very well together in this simple recipe.
Serves: 4-6
Browse Recipes
All Recipes
Browse Recipes By Course
Main Course
Side Dishes
Browse Recipes By Dish