Simple and Truly Delicious!
This unforgettably wonderful dessert was prepared for me by my good friend, Lisa Rogers. She is also a contributor that helps us help the planet 🙂
I was so taken with the simplicity and deliciousness of this dish that I knew I wanted to share it with our readers.
If Marsala wine is not for you, try substituting it with a combination of –¼ cup white grape juice, 2 tablespoons of sherry vinegar, and 2 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract.
And If that doesn’t suite your taste buds, try a flavored balsamic vinaigrette.
Strawberries in Marsala with Sweetened Ricotta
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1 pound strawberries, washed, hulled and quartered
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons sweet Marsala wine or orange liqueur
1 1/4 cups ricotta cheese
1/3 cup mascarpone cheese or cream cheese
3 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 ounce grated milk chocolate or semi sweet chocolate
Combine the strawberries, sugar and Marsala or orange liqueur in a medium bowl and let sit for 30 minutes.
Mix the ricotta, mascarpone (or cream cheese), honey and vanilla in another bowl…using an electric mixer or sturdy spoon to mix well.
(This mixture can be prepared a day early and kept in therefrigerator…take out 30 minutes before serving.)
Spoon the strawberries and their juices into individual bowls and top with the ricotta cheese.
Sprinkle with the grated chocolate and serve.
By JEAN TREBEK
Jean is a Professional Religious Science Practitioner, Reiki Master and Sound Healer. She grew up on Long Island, NY, and now lives in Los Angeles. She has two wonderful adult children, Matthew and Emily, with her beloved late husband, Alex. Jean enjoys taking long walks, watching movies, and traveling. She is very grateful for her family, friends, Luna (the dog) and good coffee.
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