Strawberry Tiramisù

An Italian classic revisited with a fresh, fruity and light twist: this strawberry parfait is a fruity variation of the traditional tiramisù and is perfect for hot summer days. The rich red strawberries are not just a visual delight, but also a treat for the taste buds.

Ingredients

Quark-mascarpone cream

  • 250gr low-fat quark
  • 250gr mascarpone
  • 1 orange, a little zest and 2 tbsp juice
  • 1/2 vanilla pod, halved lengthways with the seeds scraped out
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 180ml cream, whipped to firm peaks

Combine all ingredients up to and including the sugar in a bowl and stir until the mixture is smooth and light. Then slowly fold in the whipped cream and place in the fridge to chill.

Strawberry sauce

  • 250gr strawberries
  • 100ml orange juice
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp Marsala
  • 150gr sponge fingers
  • a little cocoa for dusting

Set a few strawberries aside for the garnish. Cut the remaining strawberries in half and puree with the orange juice, sugar and Marsala.

Directions

  1. Distribute half the sponge fingers over the base of the dish.
  2. Drizzle with half of the strawberry sauce and evenly spread half the quark-mascarpone cream on top.
  3. Cover with the remaining sponge fingers, drizzle with strawberry sauce and spread over the remaining quark-mascarpone cream.
  4. Cover and leave in the fridge for min. 4 hours to set. Put in the freezer approx. 1 hour before serving.
  5. Sprinkle with cacao just before serving.

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