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Mascarpone-Filled Fresh Strawberries

Mascarpone-Filled Fresh Strawberries
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 20

Add an elegant touch to a meal with these beautiful berries, ready to serve in just 20 minutes. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
quart fresh strawberries
1
container (8 oz) mascarpone cheese
3
tablespoons powdered sugar
1
teaspoon milk
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
Sliced almonds

Steps

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  • 1
    Using larger strawberries, trim tops and bottoms of strawberries to level. Using small melon baller, scoop out center of each strawberry.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix cheese, powdered sugar, milk and extract until smooth. Spoon cheese mixture into small resealable food freezer plastic bag or pastry bag fitted with star tip; seal bag. Cut small hole in bottom corner of plastic bag. Squeeze bag to pipe cheese mixture into strawberries; top with almonds.

Expert Tips

  • For a beautiful presentation, serve on a bed of coconut on a pretty platter or tray.
  • Look for mascarpone in the gourmet cheese section of your grocery store. It's usually found near the deli cheeses. In a pinch, cream cheese can be used instead.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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