This was my Birthday Cake, celebrating my 40th!!
It was so delicious; a creamy Mascarpone filling with strawberries and a touch of liquor, the base simply made with ladyfingers and butter. And the cake is a no-bake recipe, perfect for summer and strawberry season!
For the crust:
- 200g Ladyfingers, finely crushed
- 100g butter, melted
- 500g Mascarpone
- 200ml 35% heavy cream
- 80g + 2tbsp honey
- 1 1/5 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 tbsp liquor
- 400g strawberries, finely cut
- a few strawberries for decoration
-grease a 22cm Springform.
-mix together the finely crushed ladyfingers with the butter, fill into baking form and press down evenly. Let rest in the fridge while you make the filling.
-in a large mixing bowl, stir together the mascarpone, honey, vanilla and liquor. Whip the cream until stiff peaks form add 2 tbsp of honey, whisk until combined. Gently fold whipped cream under the mascarpone filling, then add the strawberries. Pour the filling into the form. Let cool for at least 6 hours. Top and decorate the cake with some more strawberries.
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