Emma's Fresh Strawberries and Marscapone

By • April 29, 2011 12 Comments

Author Notes: An old family friend of Italian heritage who lived in Montana used to make this for us. Her name was Emma and she just mixed this to suit her taste. I watched her for years and then made this for my family. SKK


Serves 6

  • 2 pounds fresh strawberries
  • 8 ounces container marscapone cheese
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk, or as needed to thin
  • 4 tablespoons fresh basil if desired
  1. Clean strawberries and cut in half.
  2. Mix marscapone, half and half, brown sugar, vanilla in bowl.
  3. Refrigerate strawberries and marscapone until ready to serve. Spoon cream mixture over strawberries and serve. If you desire, sprinkle fresh chopped basil over the top.

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