Honey-Lime Berry Melange

Buttery and rich mascarpone cheese tastes superb with berries. If you can't decide which berry is best, try this dessert recipe with its mixture of strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries.

Honey-Lime Berry Melange
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins Chill 30 mins


Fruit Mixture:
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 quart strawberries, hulled
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup blackberries
Mascarpone Topping:
  • 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Additional lime zest for garnish, optional

Make It

Fruit Mixture:

1. In large bowl, whisk together honey, lime zest and lime juice. Halve strawberries, quartering large berries. Add strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries to honey mixture. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

Mascarpone Topping:

2. In medium bowl, whisk mascarpone cheese, honey and lime zest just until blended. With electric mixer, beat heavy cream until stiff, moist peaks form. Stir some whipped cream into mascarpone to lighten; fold in remaining cream. Refrigerate until serving.

To serve:

3. Spoon about 1 cup fruit into dessert dishes; top with about 1/4 cup mascarpone mixture. Garnish with lime zest, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 273, Fat, total (g): 15, chol. (mg): 45, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 38, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 3, sodium (mg): 19, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.