Ricotta Mousse with Limoncello Berries

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Ricotta Mousse with Limoncello Berries

Ricotta Mousse with Limoncello Berries
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar, divided
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
6 tbsp. limoncello (lemon liqueur). divided
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
6 cups mixed berries, halved or quartered if large
Finely grated lemon zest (optional)

So simple, yet this tastes so special.

Prep: 10 minutes, Serves: 6

1. Beat cream and 2 tbsp. powdered sugar in a medium bowl until stiff peaks form.

2. Beat ricotta with remaining sugar, 1 tbsp. limoncello and vanilla in another bowl until light and fluffy; carefully fold in whipped cream. Cover tightly and refrigerate until ready to serve. (May be prepared several hours ahead.)

3. Marinate berries in remaining limoncello while mousse is chilling. Place berries in 6 dessert cups or small bowls and top each with a large dollop of mousse. Top with lemon zest, if you like.

Nutritional Information:
244 calories, 4 g protein, 11 g total fat (6 g sat.), 28 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 20 g sugar, 38 mg cholesterol, 27 mg sodium, 6 points


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