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Lemon Berrymisu

If you think tiramisu has to be made hours ahead, try this fresh, summery version, which comes together in no time. For a non-alcoholic variation, use lemonade concentrate in place of the limoncello. And swap in madeleines for the ladyfingers if you like.

Sunset AUGUST 2012

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Total:30 Minutes


  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 pkg. (3 oz.) soft ladyfingers
  • 6 tablespoons limoncello or thawed frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 6 ounces blackberries
  • 6 ounces raspberries
  • 6 ounces blueberries


1. Whip cream, sugar, mascarpone, and lemon zest with a mixer until soft peaks barely form.

2. Lay half of the ladyfingers in a 2-qt. glass serving dish or an 8-in. square pan, separating them a bit if needed for fit. Brush ladyfingers with half of limoncello. Dollop and spread with half of cream mixture, then sprinkle with half of mixed berries. Repeat layers.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 342
  • Calories from fat: 61%
  • Protein: 4.5g
  • Fat: 23g
  • Saturated fat: 14g
  • Carbohydrate: 30g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Sodium: 43mg
  • Cholesterol: 85mg

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