Strictly speaking it's a cheese, but wonderful Italian mascarpone is a superb ingredient for cheesecakes, creamy accompaniments to baked fruit and even for fillings and toppings for cakes. If you haven't yet tried it, you're in for a real treat!
Elegant and autumnal, this dessert would go down well at the end of a special meal and is simplicity itself to make. Of course, you can use the mascarpone mousse in other recipes too - a great addition to your repertoire!
Creamy mascarpone, luscious caramel, crunchy hazelnuts: this is a truly memorable dessert combining very special flavours and textures.
Apple crumble is one of your all-time favourite desserts, so why not give it an extra dimension with pecan nuts and mascarpone cream, lifting it into the luxury league.
This is a bit of a clever wheeze, if I say it myself. Instead of buying all those Christmas pud ingredients, take a jar of mincemeat from Sainsbury’s and short-circuit all of that.
Would you believe it? All you do is use a jar of quality mincemeat, plus a few extras and you can rustle up a last-minute Christmas pud in no time at all.
This recipe is a lighter take on the Christmas pudding theme. You can make them a few hours ahead, and re-heat in a medium oven for about five minutes before serving.
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