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Italian-Style Strawberry Shortcake


"Fast and easy, but very rich and delicious. Pretty in a clear glass trifle dish or individual parfait glasses."
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15 m servings 249 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Set aside a few pretty strawberry slices for garnish; sprinkle remaining strawberries with sugar in a bowl and let stand for 10 minutes for juice to form.
  2. Mix mascarpone cheese and whipped topping together in a separate bowl. Place torn pieces of angel food cake into a trifle dish; spread strawberries and their juice on cake pieces and top with mascarpone mixture. Decorate with retained strawberry slices. Refrigerate until serving time.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 249 calories; 13.8 g fat; 30 g carbohydrates; 3.6 g protein; 23 mg cholesterol; 225 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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We took dinner to some friends one night and this was our dessert. Three of us finished it in one night! Heavenly and lush. Full of flavor and bursting with fresh fruit! I added a splash of oran...

Wonderful! Five minutes to make (not counting letting the berries sit), beautiful presentation, and absolutely delicious. Made this for a family dinner. There were six of us and everyone had se...

Great! Easy too! I have used this recipie a few times now. 1st time making it I did not "fold" the cool whip into the marscapone (I'm a rookie) and it turned out a little lumpy, but it was stil...

Delicious!!! I added cream cheese & sugar to make the whipped........& i used pineapple cake for this delicious goodness. :)

Absolutely loved it! It's a great and easy dessert to make to satisfy a sweet tooth

This was so easy- and delicious!! I followed the directions, but I added some fresh blueberry and pineapple in with the strawberries. I garnished the top with the strawberry slices, and I sprink...

Very yummy. Did need more strawberries than a quart to make 12 parfait cups. First time to use mascarpone.

I love this recipe! I've made this for a lot of friends and family and they all enjoyed it! I add more sugar and pound cake it's amazing!!!

This is a nice recipe, and fairly easy, but I've always had to add extra strawberries and juice, by almost double, otherwise the cake is too dry and boring. The first time I made it, I thought i...