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Bittersweet Chocolate Cream Sandwiches

  • SERVINGS: MAKES 4 SANDWICHES
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • VEGETARIAN
  1. 1/4 cup heavy cream
  2. 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate
  3. 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  4. 1 tablespoon sugar
  5. 1 teaspoon coffee liqueur
  6. 8 large imported waffle cookies (gaufrettes)
  7. Fresh strawberries or raspberries
  1. In a small saucepan, scald the cream over moderate heat. Add the chocolate and remove from the heat. Let stand until melted, about 3 minutes. Stir until smooth.
  2. In a bowl, whisk the mascarpone until fluffy. Whisk in the sugar, liqueur and chocolate cream. Refrigerate for 15 minutes, until firm. Spread 4 of the waffle cookies with the chilled chocolate cream, top with the remaining 4 cookies and refrigerate. Serve with the fresh berries.