A fantastic dessert for the adults this Christmas. This dessert is packed with delicious flavour and whether you've been naughty or nice this year, you should indulge!


  • 200g white chocolate

  • ½ cup (140g) mascarpone cheese

  • 300ml cream

  • 3 punnets berries, such as strawberries and/or blueberries

  • Sparkling Shiraz Syrup

  • 1 cup (250ml) sparkling Shiraz

  • ¾ cup (180g) caster sugar


  • 1.

    Melt white chocolate and mascarpone over a double boiler, making sure the water doesn’t touch the bottom of the bowl. Stir from time to time until smooth. Set aside to cool to room temperature.

  • 2.

    Whip cream until soft peaks form then, using a large metal spoon, quickly fold into white chocolate mixture. Should the mixture split, add water, one teaspoon at a time, whisking until smooth. Spoon into eight individual dessert cups or glasses and refrigerate for two hours or until firm.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile, make sparkling shiraz syrup by combining sparkling shiraz and caster sugar in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves, increase heat to medium and simmer vigorously for 15 minutes or until the syrup thickens. Set aside to cool but do not refrigerate.

  • 4.

    Prepare the berries by thickly slicing the strawberries. Combine berries and cooled sparkling shiraz syrup in a glass bowl. Mix gently to combine.

  • 5.

    To serve, spoon berries and syrup over white chocolate mousse.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 481kj
  • Fat Total 31g
  • Saturated Fat 19g
  • Protein 4g
  • Carbohydrate 41g
  • Sugar 40g
  • Sodium 141mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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