Photo: Jeffrey Cross; Food Styling: Karen Shinto Photo by: Photo: Jeffrey Cross; Food Styling: Karen Shinto

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta

Think of these dessert bites as a tidier take on strawberry shortcake. If you're doubling or tripling the recipe for a party, you can set out the toppings and the grilled toasts brushed with olive oil to let your guests build their own.

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  • Yield: Serves 6 (makes 12) (serving size: 2 toasts)
  • Total:10 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 12 baguette slices, brushed with olive oil and grilled
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, thinly sliced
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon


Combine mascarpone, honey, and lemon juice in a small bowl. Spread each baguette toast with some of the mascarpone mixture and arrange a few strawberry slices on top. Sprinkle a few bits of lemon zest over each.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 267
  • Calories from fat: 58%
  • Protein: 6.8g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated fat: 9.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Sodium: 233mg
  • Cholesterol: 47mg

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Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta recipe