Mint Berry Crisp Layered Dessert

By: Sheila Reynolds

This beautiful mint berry layered dessert is very simple to prepare, but is elegant enough for the most fancy occasion. The key is buying great quality vanilla wafers. This is the key to pulling off this creatively simple dessert.


Thin vanilla wafers
1 pint strawberries, sliced
1 pint blueberries
1 pint blackberries
1 pint raspberries

Mascarpone cheese
Honey, to taste

Mint, for garnish

1 cup mixed berries
ΒΌ cup sugar
1 lemon, juiced


1. Add the mixed berries, sugar and lemon juice to a sauce pan. Bring to a low simmer and cook until the berries break up. Remove and let cool.
2. Mix the mascarpone cheese with honey to sweeten.
3. Layer the wafers with cheese and the sauce, topping with the different berries. Garnish with mint before serving.

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