Pinterest Follow Button
Redibase
Mr Espresso
like us on Facebook
Print

Cherry Mascarpone Trifle

No recipe image available.Cherries, marinated in sherry, are layered with cubes of pound cake, vanilla custard, mascarpone cheese and topped with crushed biscotti.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups frozen dark sweet cherries, pitted - divided use
1/4 cup cream sherry
1 1/2 cups milk
3 egg yolks
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 pound cake (10 to 12 ounces), thawed
1 cup (7 ounces) Wisconsin Mascarpone cheese
1/4 cup crushed biscotti

Cooking Directions:

  1. Marinate cherries in sherry; refrigerate.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine milk, egg yolks and sugar; cook and stir until thickened. Remove custard from heat; stir in vanilla.
  3. Cut cake into bite-size pieces; place in a 6 to 8 cup glass trifle dish or glass bowl.
  4. Drain marinated cherries, saving marinade. Reserve 1 cup cherries; spoon remaining cherries and marinade over cake.
  5. Reserve and chill 1 cup custard; pour remaining custard over cake. Cover surface of trifle with waxed paper or plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 to 4 hours until completely chilled.
  6. In a small bowl, gently stir reserved custard into cheese; spread over top of trifle. Sprinkle with crushed biscotti; garnish with reserved cherries.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.