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Ricotta Cream with Fresh Strawberries and Crumble

Light and Fluffy, this whipped ricotta cream is just what you need for those hot days ahead!

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Light and fluffy, a whipped ricotta cream paired with lovely bright red strawberries is a great way to end any meal. Perfect for any season, this modern Italian dessert works at its best when strawberries are in season, so early spring/summer is a perfect fit.

A beautiful Strawberry Mousse makes the perfect compliment to any dinner table, and makes every meal feel like a special occasion.

Your only baking segment of this lovely seasonal Strawberry and Ricotta dessert recipe is to make the fresh crumble, and the simplicity of the dressed sliced strawberries makes for a wonderful topping to the lightness of the whipped ricotta mousse.

Let us know how it turns out for you - we guarantee you'll love it! Want to include seasonal strawberries into your other menu option? Check out all the strawberry recipes available on Mamablip.

What wines to pair with strawberries and desserts if you're not into sweet dessert wines? How about a blushingly beautiful Valtènesi Rosa selection?

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Ingredients

for 4 servings

Ricotta cream ingredients

  • Ricotta cheese (Sheep's Milk) 200 grams
  • Powdered sugar 70 grams
  • Orange Zest 1 cup
  • Whipping Cream as needed

Strawberry topping ingredients

  • Sugar (Granulated) 25 grams
  • Strawberries 200 grams
  • Mint (Leaves) as needed

Crumble ingredients

  • Butter 100
  • Sugar (Granulated) 100 grams
  • All-purpose flour 300 grams

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Preparation

for 4 servings

Step

1

Of 4

Prepare the Ricotta Cream

In medium mixing bowl combine Ricotta, 3/4s of allotted sugar, and  grated orange rind. Using whisk, soften the mixture until you reach  creamy consistency. Add small amount of fresh cream if mixture is too  thick. Using soup soon, put mixture into pastry bag.  

Quarter strawberries, place into mixing bowl and add remaining sugar.  Stir gently to combine and dress strawberries. Set aside.


 

Step

2

Of 4

Prepare the Strawberries

Quarter strawberries, place into mixing bowl and add remaining sugar.  Stir gently to combine and dress strawberries. Set aside. 


 

Step

3

Of 4

Prepare the crumble

Cut chilled butter into small cubes. In medium mixing bowl, combine  flour, sugar, and baking powder. Add cubed butter and gently combine.  Add egg and combine until mixture is compact and can be crumbled  with fingers easily.  

Preheat oven to 180C. Line baking tray with parchment paper, and  place crumble on top, being sure to crumble into medium-sized pieces  with your fingers. Place into preheated oven and cook 15.20 minutes or  until dough is evenly browned and fragrant. 


 

Step

4

Of 4

Complete the Dish

In small serving bowl place individual serving of Ricotta cream using  prepared pastry bag filled with Ricotta cream. Place 1 tablespoon of  strawberries on top, then another small portion of Ricotta cream on top  of berries. Top with baked, cooled crumble. Complete dish by drizzling  with Apple Balsamic Vinegar.  

Garnish dessert with one whole strawberry and a small mint leaf for a  touch of color. Serve promptly


 

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