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Creamy Mascarpone Mousse Topped with Oven Roasted Strawberries Is the Low-Carb Way to Calm Your Cravings

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This rich, creamy mousse, made from whipped cream and sweet mascarpone cheese will just melt-in-your-mouth. Drop it in an elegant parfait glass or bowl, and top it with sweet roasted strawberries and you have a lip-smacking dessert that will impress the most discerning of guests.

Roasted strawberries are all the rage these days, and with good reason! If you're looking for a fast and easy low-carb dessert to dazzle your friends and family, this one makes the grade and passes with flying colors!

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Ingredients:

Roasted Strawberries

  • 2 cups quartered strawberries
  • 2 tsp granulated Swerve Sweetener
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Mascarpone Mousse:

  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese, softened
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 6 tbsp powdered Swerve Sweetener, divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whipping cream

Directions:

Roasted Strawberries:

Preheat oven to 375F and lightly grease a medium-sized baking dish (I used coconut oil spray).

Add berries and sprinkle with sweetener.

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Add vanilla extract and toss to combine, then spread out over pan.

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Roast 20 to 25 minutes, until soft and tender and much of the juice has released.

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Mascarpone Mousse:

In a large bowl, beat mascarpone, cream cheese, 4 tbsp sweetener and vanilla together until well combined.

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In another bowl, beat cream with remaining 2 tbsp sweetener until it holds stiff peaks.

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Fold whipped cream into mascarpone mixture until combined.

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Pipe or spoon into 6 small dessert cups. Top with roasted berries and serve immediately.

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