“This the type of simple recipe that can make any amateur look like they know their way around the kitchen. Perfect when your trying to impress a date.”
6 slices pound cake
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 oz mascarpone
Mixed Berry Compote:
3 cups mixed berries(raspberries, strawberries, blueberries
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup sugar
Combine berries, lemon juice, orange juice and sugar in a sauce pan over medium high heat. Cook until mixture is bubbling. Cover and reduce to low heat. Continue cooking for 10 mins using a wooden spoon to mash berries. Remove from heat. Pour mixture in heat safe bowl.
Using a hand mixer whip mascarpone whipping cream, sugar and vanilla until medium peaks start to form. Cover and refrigerate.
In a large skillet melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium high heat. Using 3 slices at a time, fry pound cake on both side until golden brown. Remove cake from pan. Repeat with the rest of the pound cake slices. Cover with foil and set aside.
Spoon 2 tablespoons of whipped cream on a slice of pound cake. Layer another slice of cake and 2 more tablespoons of whipped cream layer final slice of cake. Spoon warm compote over the top of the layered cake. Plate with fresh berries and serve immediately.