Valentines Day Recipe: Strawberry Mascarpone Crepe Cups

While I was perusing the selection of recipes on Taste of Home I came across a Valentines Day recipe that looks absolutely delicious.  It was for a strawberry mascarpone filled crepe that was designed to be served for breakfast.  Well, seeing as I got rid of my crepe maker several years ago in a massive home cleaning binge, I don’t usually have very much energy for making them any more!  I decided to make a few changes to the original recipe and use the strawberry mascarpone filling in a phyllo cup and drizzle it with chocolate to serve as dessert!  I made my chocolate sauce from scratch just because it is really very easy and I don’t care for the fake stuff in the plastic jug.  You can make up the filling ahead of time, as well as the chocolate sauce and then just assemble everything right before you want to eat it.  I found the recipe for the chocolate sauce on Retro Housewife Goes Green!

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Strawberry Mascarpone Crepe Cups

easy valentines day recipe

Easy Valentines Day Dessert Recipe

 

Yields 6

Strawberry Mascarpone Crepe Cups

2 hrPrep Time

2 hrTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup (8 ounces) Mascarpone cheese
  • 4 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 TBSP orange juice
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 package phyllo cups
  • for the chocolate sauce:
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Touch of Salt

Instructions

  1. Prepare the chocolate sauce: Mix 1/4 cup cocoa powder, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 tsp vanilla and touch of salt in a pan. Heat on medium, stirring frequently until thickened. It will thicken a bit more once it’s cooled. Cool and pour into container and store in fridge.
  2. Prepare the filling for the phyllo cups: In a small bowl, combine the cheese, confectioners' sugar, orange juice, and 1 tsp vanilla. Gently fold in strawberries. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Assemble the dessert: Prepare phyllo cups according to package directions. Fill with mascarpone/strawberry mixture and drizzle with chocolate sauce.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
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Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician with two teens, one husband and more pets than she will admit to. She has a BS in Microbiology but left her career in science to become a stay at home mom. Years of playing with LEGO and coloring with crayons had her craving a more grown up purpose to her life and she began blogging full time. She currently deals with emotional teens, suburban politics, and middle aged metabolism while sharing her opinions in an honest and down to earth fashion on her blog.

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Comments

  1. Wow that looks amazing! I definitely have to try this.
  2. That looks really good!!! I have never tried that kind of cheese before but it looks delish!
  3. You had me at Marscapone!
  4. Lisa @Retro Housewife Goes Green says:
    Thanks for the link back, it looks yummy!
    • my son said it was better than the fake stuff! You have no idea how much I liked hearing that...he is always begging me for the squirt bottle stuff and I, the mean mom, am always saying NO!
  5. Mascarpone is so fun to create recipes with... =) great minds think alike too!
  6. So simple but absolutely delicious!
  7. Wow, what a unique idea! I love chocolate and strawberries together!
  8. Looks delicious!
  9. These little creations look delicious. In fact I wish I had one right now. Thanks for sharing. Deborah H. Bateman-Author
  10. maria @ close to home says:
    Thanks for linking up to VDay round up. These look amazing. New follower here too.

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