Summer Berries Romanoff

An elegant summer treat, this recipe is perfect for a garden party.


Prep Time {10 min; 1 - 8 hr inactive}

Cook Time {0}

Serving Size {6 servings}


6-7 cups Mixed Berries, such as blueberries, raspberries, sliced strawberries and/or blackberries

1/4 cup Almond Liqueur (amaretto)

1 (15-16 oz.) container Mascarpone Cheese, at room temperature

2 Tbsp. Honey

1 Tbsp. Confectioners Sugar

Chopped or Crushed Amaretti Cookies (optional)

Fresh Mint Sprigs or Chopped Fresh Mint Leaves (optional)


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1. In a medium bowl, combine berries with almond liqueur; mix well. Cover; chill at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours before serving.

2. With a handheld electric mixer or wire whisk, combine mascarpone cheese and honey in a bowl, mixing until light and fluffy.

3. Spread mixture over bottom of 6 small serving bowls; chill at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours before serving.

4. About 20 minutes before serving, remove bowls of cheese from refrigerator; let stand to soften cheese. Spoon berry mixture over cheese in bowls. Place confectioners sugar in a strainer; shake over berries. Top with cookies and garnish with mint sprigs or chopped mint, if desired.

Note: If mascarpone cheese is not available, substitute two 8-ounce packages cream cheese.

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