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Italian-Style Strawberry Shortcake


"Fast and easy, but very rich and delicious. Pretty in a clear glass trifle dish or individual parfait glasses."
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15 m servings 249 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 249 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 30g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 225 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Set aside a few pretty strawberry slices for garnish; sprinkle remaining strawberries with sugar in a bowl and let stand for 10 minutes for juice to form.
  2. Mix mascarpone cheese and whipped topping together in a separate bowl. Place torn pieces of angel food cake into a trifle dish; spread strawberries and their juice on cake pieces and top with mascarpone mixture. Decorate with retained strawberry slices. Refrigerate until serving time.

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We took dinner to some friends one night and this was our dessert. Three of us finished it in one night! Heavenly and lush. Full of flavor and bursting with fresh fruit! I added a splash of oran...

Wonderful! Five minutes to make (not counting letting the berries sit), beautiful presentation, and absolutely delicious. Made this for a family dinner. There were six of us and everyone had se...

Great! Easy too! I have used this recipie a few times now. 1st time making it I did not "fold" the cool whip into the marscapone (I'm a rookie) and it turned out a little lumpy, but it was stil...

Delicious!!! I added cream cheese & sugar to make the whipped........& i used pineapple cake for this delicious goodness. :)

Absolutely loved it! It's a great and easy dessert to make to satisfy a sweet tooth

This was so easy- and delicious!! I followed the directions, but I added some fresh blueberry and pineapple in with the strawberries. I garnished the top with the strawberry slices, and I sprink...

Very yummy. Did need more strawberries than a quart to make 12 parfait cups. First time to use mascarpone.

I love this recipe! I've made this for a lot of friends and family and they all enjoyed it! I add more sugar and pound cake it's amazing!!!

I made it exactly as the recipe stated. It was SO good, and it tastes just like my favorite dessert at my favorite Italian restaurant. I will definitely be making this again!