Strawberry-Chocolate Mascarpone Trifle

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“I had this the other night and it was divine!”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 23 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1 12 cups whipping cream
  • 4 cups sliced strawberries
  • 13 cup orange-flavored liqueur
  • 10 ounces frozen pound cake
  • 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares or 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, grated
  • strawberry, halves (to garnish) (optional)


  1. Chill one large glass and one medium glass bowl for about 20 minutes.
  2. In the large bowl beat together the mascarpone, sugar, orange juice and zest until creamy.
  3. In the medium bowl whip cream until soft peaks form.
  4. Fold the whipped cream into the cheese mixture.
  5. Combine the strawberries and orange liquor.
  6. Cut the cake into 1/2 inch slices.
  7. Arrange 1/2 of the slices in the bottom of a 8 cup glass bowl.
  8. Top with 1/2 the sliced strawberries, including 1/2 the juice/liquor.
  9. Spread with half the mascarpone mixture.
  10. Sprinkle with half the grated chocolate.
  11. Repeat layers ending with grated chocolate.
  12. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours, up to 12 hours.

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