Mascarpone and Quark Cream with Strawberries and Biscotti

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
3 Figs
400 grams Strawberries
2 tablespoons sugar
juice of Oranges
200 milliliters elderflower syrup (Italian dessert wine)
1 Vanilla bean
250 grams Mascarpone (Italian double cream cheese)
125 grams Quark (20% fat)
2 teaspoons powdered sugar
75 grams Biscotti (Italian almond cookies)
mint (for garnish)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Rinse and quarter figs. Rinse, hull and quarter strawberries (if large). Cook sugar in a saucepan, without stirring, until melted. Deglaze with orange juice and 100 ml Vin Santo. Simmer 5-6 minutes. Stir in strawberries and remove pot from heat. Cover and chill. 

2.

Split vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out seeds. In a bowl, stir together vanilla bean seeds with mascarpone, quark and remaining Vin Santo. Sweeten with powdered sugar to taste. Refrigerate. Crumble biscotti. 

3.

Divide mascarpone and quark cream among 6 dessert plates. Top with fruit and drizzle with fruit juice. Sprinkle with biscotti and garnish with mint.