Mascarpone, nut and berry layered dessert

Recipe from: 09 January 2015
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Ingredients 10
Servings 4
Time 00:15

Ingredients

  • 6
    Tbs
    coconut flour
  • 2
    Tbs
    desiccated coconut
  • 1/2
    tsp
    baking powder
  • 4
    Tbs
    softened butter
  • 2
    xylitol
  • 2
    tubs (250 gr each) mascarpone cheese
  • seeds from two vanilla pods, or 7 ml vanilla essence
  • 2
    cup
    strawberries, sliced
  • 2
    cup
    fresh cherries, washed
  • 1
    cup
    mixed nuts (almonds, macadamia, pecan) chopped
 

Method

00:15
 
Preheat the oven to 180 °C.

Make the coconut cookies by combining the coconut flour, desiccated coconut, baking powder, butter and xylitol until you have a manageable dough.

Roll small balls, arrange in a prepared baking tin, press down on the cookies and bake until golden for 12 – 15 minutes. Set aside.

With an electric hand mixer, whip the mascarpone with vanilla seeds until fluffy. Set aside.

In medium sized tumbler glasses, layer the dessert. Start with the crumbed coconut cookies first, then mascarpone, berries, nuts. Repeat.
End off with more mascarpone and fresh berries.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Anina's Recipes. To see more recipes, please click here.
 

 

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