Strawberry and Mascarpone Bruschetta

Strawberry and Mascarpone Bruschetta

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Total: 11 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

This recipe takes a classic Italian concept of topping toasted bread, and turns it into a sweet treat for the entire family.


  • 4 thick slices whole-wheat bread
  • 6 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 cups sliced or diced hulled strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons mascarpone


  1. Toast the bread slices for about 3 minutes.
  2. In the meantime, place the sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice in a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat, and cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.
  3. Drop in the strawberries, stir and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  4. Spread the prepared bread slices with 1 tablespoon of the mascarpone cheese, and then evenly spoon on the strawberry mixture.


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