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Instead of biscuits or shortbread, this sweet concoction uses packaged ladyfingers, which give it a light texture that's good on blazing days. Individual desserts are easy to serve—no cutting or scooping—and easy to eat. (They'll disappear in a flash!)

Recipe by Coastal Living June 2011

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
stand:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine strawberries, amaretto, and 1/4 cup sugar in a bowl. Let stand about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  • Meanwhile, combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar and whipping cream in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Fold in mascarpone cheese and vanilla.

  • Layer ladyfingers, mascarpone mixture, and strawberry mixture in 6 (9-ounce) bowls.

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