You know what cheese pairs so well with dessert that you can't imagine it being used in savory ways? Besides, well, ricotta and cream cheese. We're talking mascarpone. It's such a beautiful marriage with berries you can't imagine it cheating with pasta. This rich, easy, no-bake dessert combines chocolate wafers, fresh blackberries, blackberry coulis, and blackberry liqueur. Make the coulis with blackberries, sugar, and blackberry liqueur. You heat it in a saucepan until reduced by half, then blend, strain, and cool. No need to make the chocolate wafers, so this is actually a pretty easy cake recipe, but fancy at the same time.
A rich, easy, no-bake dessert with layer after layer of chocolate wafers and blackberry-laced mascarpone cream. Special equipment: We used a 9-inch springform pan and a pastry spatula to assemble the cake, though you could use a large platter and a rubber spatula.... Read More