Fresh Cherry Compote with Orange-Scented Mascarpone

Serves 6

Cherries and mascarpone make a fresh pair for summer.

Ingredients: 
  • Cherry Compote
  • 4 cups cherries (about 1 1/4 pounds), pitted and halved
  • 1 cup fruity white or red wine
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • Mascarpone
  • 1 (8-ounce) tub Crave Brothers Farmstead Mascarpone
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
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Method: 

For the compote, put cherries, wine, sugar and zest into a small pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer until thickened and cherries are very tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. Meanwhile, for the mascarpone, stir together mascarpone, honey, juice and zest just until combined. Serve compote warm or cold, spooned over dollops of mascarpone.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:270 calories (160 from fat), 18g total fat, 10g saturated fat, 45mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 15g sugar), 4g protein
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