- Fresh strawberries 300 grams
- Ricotta cheese 250 grams (1 cup) • 140 kcal
- Fresh unsweetened cream 180 grams (¾ cup)
- Icing sugar 80 grams (⅗ cup)
- Granulated sugar 2 tablespoons
- Lemon 1
- Fresh mint leaves as much as is needed
- Maple syrup as much as is needed
The creamy dessert with ricotta cheese, strawberries and mint is a refreshing and delicious dessert. The protagonist of this recipe is ricotta cheese which, delicately mixed with whipped cream, gives shape to a mousse with a soft and enveloping compactness and a delicate and well-balanced flavor. The final garnish of fresh strawberries, mint leaves and maple syrup makes everything even more irresistible. Super simple and very fast, this dessert can also be made last minute and offered as a dessert after a meal on the occasion of a special dinner, guaranteeing a spectacular and absolutely impeccable result.
How to prepare the creamy dessert with ricotta cheese, strawberries and mint cream
Collect the well-drained ricotta cheese (1) in a bowl, add the icing sugar and the grated zest of half a lemon and mix perfectly with a spoon.
Whip the cold cream and add it to the ricotta cheese mixture with slow and delicate movements (2). Transfer to the refrigerator for at least an hour.
Rinse the strawberries, dry them thoroughly and set 4-5 aside for the final decoration. Cut the remaining ones into cubes and season with the granulated sugar and the juice of ½ lemon (3). Stir and let macerate for 30 minutes.
Spread the strawberries together with their juice in the bottom of 4 glasses (4).
Collect the ricotta cheese cream in a sac à poche with a star nozzle and distribute it in the glasses over the strawberries, making circular movements (5).
Cut the kept aside strawberries in half and arrange them on top of each glass with a few mint leaves. Garnish the surface of each creamy dessert with a drop of maple syrup (6). Transfer to the refrigerator.
When ready to serve, remove the creamy dessert from the refrigerator and bring it to the table (7).
The creamy dessert with ricotta cheese, strawberries and mint can be preserved in the refrigerator for a maximum of 2-3 days, wrapped on the surface with a sheet of cling film.