How To Make Strawberry Kiwi Shortcakes With Vanilla Mascarpone

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Are you planning to host a party or a simple tea time with your friends? If you are then you will likely want a delicious sweet treat to serve to your guests.

So why not make a tasty strawberry and kiwi shortcake with mascarpone? This cake is super easy to make and always a winner. 

How To Make Strawberry Kiwi Shortcakes With Vanilla Mascarpone

In this article we are going to go over everything you need to know about making this tasty sweet treat. From what you will need to the basic instructions.

If you need more information on making this cake make sure to visit this website where we found this delicious recipe. 

So, without further ado, let us dive right in and get started!

A Bit About This Recipe

Before you go on and follow this recipe you are going to want to know a little about how long it will take to make this cake, how much this recipe yields and more. We have listed the important information below: 

  • Prep Time – You will need to spend about twenty minutes doing prep work. 
  • Bake Time – Your cake will need to bake for about fifteen minutes. 
  • Yield – This recipe yields about twelve mini cakes. 

Bear in mind that you can increase the yield of this recipe by doubling this recipe as needed. Also, it may take you a bit longer to make this cake depending on how confident you are at baking. 

What Ingredients Are You Going to Need?

You are undoubtedly going to need a few things to make this delicious creamy dessert. In this section we are going to go over everything you need and more for this tasty sweet treat. 

To make the cake you are going to need the following ingredients: 

  • Eggs – Four separated eggs.
  • Fine Salt – Just a pinch of salt.
  • Caster Sugar – Two thirds of a cup of caster sugar. 
  • Vanilla Extract – One teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • Plain Flour – One cup of plain flour. 
  • Baking Powder – One teaspoon of baking powder.

To make your cream filling you are going to need the following ingredients

  • Double Cream – Half a cup of double cream.
  • Mascarpone – Half a cup of mascarpone.
  • High Quality Chocolate – Two ounces of high quality chocolate like strawberries and cream Lindor truffles.

To complete your cake and assemble it you will need the ingredients listed below:

  • Fresh Strawberries – A cup or more of fresh strawberries cut into slices.
  • Fresh Kiwi – A couple of fresh kiwi cut into slices.
  • Icing Sugar – As much icing sugar as needed for dusting.

You can use as much or as little strawberries, kiwi and caster sugar as you like as these ingredients are for the assembly stage. 

How To Make Strawberry Kiwi Shortcakes With Vanilla Mascarpone

Step-By-Step Instructions

In this section we are going to go into detail about what you need to do to make this delicious cake for yourself (see also “Best Mini Bundt Cake Recipes“). 

So, without further ado, let us dive right in and get started!

Turn Your Oven On

You need to start off by preheating your oven, we recommend that you turn it up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Butter Your Muffin Pan

Before you do anything else, you are going to need to butter a muffin tin with about twelve holes. Do not go over the top with buttering the pan, just a light coating will do. 

Separate Your Eggs

You are going to need to separate your eggs next. Put your egg whites into a big bowl and your yolks into a separate bowl. 

Whisk The Egg Whites

With your separated egg whites you should add just a pinch of salt and beat it until you have stiff peaks formed. 

Beat Your Egg Yolks

Add a little sugar and vanilla to the egg yolks and beat the mixture until it is a pale yellow and it looks nice and fluffy.

Combine Flour, Baking Powder And Yolk Mixture

You are going to need to sift your flour and baking powder into the egg yolk mixture. Make sure that all the ingredients are well combined before you move on. 

Fold And Beat Egg Whites

Take your beaten egg whites and lightly fold and beat them into your batter. Make sure that you do this by adding only one third at a time. 

Fill The Muffin Pans

Now that you have your batter, you must fill the buttered muffin tin. Each of the holes should be filled about half way.

We recommend that you use an ice cream scoop to do this as it is easier, and the quantity is about right for your muffin tins. 

Bake Your Cake

Put your batter in the oven and allow it to bake for about fifteen minutes or until your cake looks lightly golden on the top. 

Allow Your Cakes To Cool

Before you remove your cakes from the muffin tin you really need to allow them to cool.

Once they are not too hot you need to take the cakes out of the tin and place them on a wire cooling rack until they are completely cool.

Make The Filling

While your cake cools you can now start making your filling. Start off by melting the chocolate and allowing it to melt. 

Whisk The Cream

Once your chocolate has melted you can then whisk the cream until it is soft and thick. Add mascarpone to your whipped cream at this point and mix until it is thick and firm. 

Add The Chocolate To Your Cream Mixture

Once your cream and mascarpone has mixed in you can whip in your melted white chocolate. Do not over mix, just make sure everything is incorporated properly. 

Assemble The Cake

Now that you have all your components ready, all you need to do is assemble your cakes.

Start off by cutting the cakes in half and piping in your cream mixture. Top the cake with cream, strawberries and kiwi. Rinse and repeat!

Final Thoughts

We hope that you have enjoyed reading this article and learning about how to make this delicious recipe. It really is much easier than you might think.

All you need is this basic guide or the recipe we got it from, which can be found here

If you enjoyed this article, you might like our post ‘How To Make Mango-Cheesecake Spring Rolls‘.

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