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Easy 3-Step Strawberry Santa Dessert Recipe To Impress Your Guests At The Christmas Potluck

Quick & Fuss-Free Method For Even The Laziest Cook

By Rachel Goh | 21 December, 2018 | Food, Recipe
2018-12-21 15:52:41 2019-01-04 12:01:08

With Christmas barely a few days away, and potluck party invitations aplenty, are you raring to show off your baking talents? Even if you hate to cook for whatever reason, this simple and fuss-free 3-step recipe will surely keep your laziness at bay and bring some cheer to the Christmas party!

The Strawberry Santas are not only adorable to look at, but also oh-so-festive for a Christmas feel. Did we mention these delightful desserts only take 20 minutes to prepare? Ignore other tedious baking recipes and learn this easy 3-step recipe to recreate this delish crowd pleaser.

Serves 4 to 6

Ingredients

Frosting:

1/4 cup mascarpone cheese, at room temperature

1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 cup powdered sugar

Santas:

12 large strawberries

24 mini chocolate chips

Special equipment: Pastry bag fitted with a small star piping tip

Step 1

For the frosting: Using an electric hand mixer, beat the mascarpone and vanilla in a medium bowl until smooth. Gradually beat in the powdered sugar until the mixture is thick and smooth.Transfer the frosting to a piping bag fitted with a small star piping tip using a spatula.

Step 2

For the Santas: Using a paring knife, cut off the leaf-end of each strawberry to make a flat surface. Cut a 1/2- to 3/4-inch piece from the pointed end of each strawberry and reserve as the hats.

Step 3

Place the strawberries, wide-side down, on a work surface. Pipe a 3/4-inch-high swirl of frosting on each strawberry. Place the hats on top and pipe a small ball of frosting on top of the hats. Press two chocolate chips, pointed-sides inward, into the swirl of frosting to make eyes.

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