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Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta is a delicious treat or addition for breakfast, brunch, a snack or even for dessert and it only takes a couple of minutes to make.

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta

Looking for a quick snack? I love to snack on a Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta often, sometimes as a snack after dinner – should call it a dessert then, shouldn’t I? But most often, I will have one for breakfast.

They are extremely quick to make, and always a winner. My kids absolutely love these Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta treats.

Strawberries and Mascarpone go hand in hand and besides making Tiramisu, I mostly have a tub of Mascarpone in the refrigerator.

We always buy Strawberries when in season, usually too much for us to finish before they go bad !

But over the years, I have collected several recipes which are perfect for over ripe Strawberries, i.e. making a Strawberry sauce for desserts, juicing, and something else I still want to try is making my own Strawberry Jam.

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta

Depending on how I feel on a specific day, I might add more Strawberries. However, I never really slather the whole slice with the Mascarpone mixture as that makes it a little too rich. Especially since I normally have one or two slices in the morning.

When the kids were still in school, I liked to make a small bowl of the Mascarpone-Honey spread in advance, even sliced the Strawberries, which I kept in a sealed container in the refrigerator for exactly this kind of snack.

Once they got home – usually at different times, due to sports practice after school – they could help themselves to a quick snack mostly with a small sandwich as well.

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta

Seeing as we have our dinner fairly early, around 4 – 5 pm, the kids really do not need much after they have come home from sports practice.

I packed their lunches (we do not have cafeterias etc at our schools) for the day, as well as something which they could have between leaving school and their sports practices.

My son had a personal coach at a sports stadium close to the school, so he normally went there first, and then returned to school for Rugby practice, which was always later in the afternoon.

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta

My daughter had Hockey after school, therefore she stayed behind whilst her brother went on to the stadium ( we picked him up at school and would sit at the sports stadium till he was done ). Afterwards we all met up at the school again.

 

I miss those days, even though we had to juggle our times like something crazy on certain days ! But now you can see why my kids loved snacking, or rather needed to snack on something to keep up with their busy schedules.

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Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta

That being said, we are all snackers, especially myself !  I try to keep it to mostly healthy snacks, and leave the sweet-not-so-healthy bites for dessert.

I think these Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschettas fall somewhere in the middle, not classed as healthy, but at least not all that unhealthy !

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta

Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
Strawberry Mascarpone Bruschetta is a delicious treat or addition for breakfast, brunch, a snack or even for dessert and it only takes a couple of minutes to make.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Servings: 12 Servings
Author: Linda Nortje
Ingredients
  • 12 slices French Bread
  • 1-2 TB Olive Oil to brush
  • 1/2 cup Mascarpone Cheese
  • 2 TB Honey
  • 1 TB Lemon Juice
  • 12 Fresh Strawberries thinly sliced
  • 12 Mint Leaves to garnish
Instructions
  1. Brush the Bread slices with Olive Oil – grill until lightly toasted
  2. Combine the Mascarpone, Honey and Lemon Juice – spread over the toasted slices
  3. Top with Strawberries and garnish with a Mint leaf

Serve immediately.

LINDA

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MommyonDemand

Thursday 31st of July 2014

This sounds amazing! My garden tomatoes are just about ready! Thanks for sharing at Happiness is Homemade come on over on Sunday and our grab our featured button!!

Michelle Beaton

Wednesday 30th of July 2014

Mmm for this girl who doesn't love tomatoes I would gobble up this bruschetta! Thanks so much for linking up at the Creative Sparks Link Party. We are live again today so stop by and link up! http://bit.ly/1pEMI5A

Denise Murtha

Wednesday 30th of July 2014

Thanks for linking up at Share it Sunday. We are featuring your link on the FB page today. Yay! I can't wait to try for my weekend guests coming in tomorrow. Yay.

Glenna Anderson

Wednesday 30th of July 2014

Linda, you share the most amazing recipes. This looks amazing! Thanks for sharing with Creative Spark Link Party. I hope you join us again tomorrow.Glenna @ My Paper Craze

Sarah Ramberg

Sunday 27th of July 2014

Oh, this looks fantastic!! I'm a huge fan of Mascarpone and strawberries and baguettes...so this is right up my alley! Thanks for linking up at Snickerdoodle Sunday- come back again next week!

Sarah (http://www.sadieseasongoods.com)

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