Recipe By manella
Published Jun 19th
Prep 20m Cook - Additional 5h 30m Ready In 5h 50m
Servings 6 servings Calories 305.9

A gelato dish from northern Italy enjoyed by all. Garnish with whole strawberries.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 cups strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1 (8 ounce) container mascarpone cheese
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ⅓ teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place strawberries into a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Pour puree through a fine-meshed sieve or strainer over a large bowl. Press on the berries using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon to extract all juices; discard solids.
  2. 2 Combine mascarpone cheese, milk, sugar, lemon juice, and salt in the blender or food processor; blend until smooth. Pour into strawberry puree and stir well. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 3 hours to overnight.
  3. 3 Place chilled mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions, about 20 minutes. Transfer to an airtight container and freeze until firm, 2 hours to overnight.
  4. 4 Let gelato sit at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 305.9
  • Carbohydrate 32.8 g
  • Cholesterol 50.7 mg
  • Fat 18.9 g
  • Fiber 1.5 g
  • Protein 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 10.1 g
  • Sodium 85.5 mg
  • Sugar 30.6 g


  1. Amazing! I followed the recipe to a 't' and it is delicious. I never would have thought to use mascarpone in a gelato but it works! Thank you so much Manella for sharing your recipe.

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