See how it's done in this week's video recipe from the chefs at Al.ta Cucina.
Ingredients (serves eight)
-250g of mascarpone cheese
-120 g of powdered sugar (icing sugar)
-500ml of fresh liquid cream, whipped.
-8g of sheet gelatin
-30ml of milk,
-500 g of strawberries
-Juice of half a lemon
-30g of white sugar
– one disc of sponge cake (for the bottom)
– Slice 200g of strawberries into circles and arrange them to cover the inside of a bowl that has been lined with plastic wrap.
-Cut another 180g of strawberries into quarters and combine them with the juice of half of a lemon and two tablespoons of sugar. Blend and set aside.
– Place the gelatin sheet in cold water for 10 minutes (note: the water MUST be cold). Remove from the water and squeeze. Then melt it in 30ml of warm milk.
– In a bowl, mix the mascarpone with the powdered sugar. Add in the blended strawberries and mix well. Lastly, add the cream that has been previously whipped and the gelatin. Mix gently.
-Pour half of the cream into the bowl lined with strawberries. Insert whole strawberries, and then add another layer with the remaining cream.
-Close with the disc of sponge cake and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Place in the fridge for four hours. Turn the cake out onto a serving dish and enjoy.
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