Mascarpone with Cherries
- 7 oz Mascarpone cheese
- 1 lb cherries
- 7 oz sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup Rum
- 1 half cup water
Wash the cherries and place them in a saucepan with ½ cup water and half the sugar. Stir
and cook over low heat, covered, for 5 minutes. Then drain the cherries and let the syrup cook in the saucepan.
In the meanwhile, whisk two egg yolks in a bowl with the remaining sugar until the mixture is white and fluffy. Then fold in the mascarpone cheese and rum, stirring gently from bottom to top with a wooden spoon until a fluffy and smooth.
In another bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff, then gently add them to the previously prepared mixture.
Divide the cream in 4 bowls. Add cherries, drained, to each bowl.
Reduce the cherry syrup over low heat for a couple of minutes or until it makes ribbons.
Add a little syrup to the bowls, then place them in the refrigerator for a couple of hours and serve fresh.