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Lime and Mascarpone Torte  Veg  CD    45mins plus chilling

Serves 4    Cold  Vegetarian  Dessert   Eggless



200g/7oz Digestive Biscuits, crushed

50g/2oz Butter

450g/1lb Mascarpone Cheese

50g/2oz Icing Sugar

Zest and juice of 2 Limes

Grated Plain Chocolate to decorate

Shredded zest of 1 Lime




1. Melt the butter in a pan then stir in the crushed biscuits. Press into the base of a 18cm/7 inch spring sided, loose-bottomed cake tin.


2. In a bowl, beat together the mascarpone, icing sugar, lime zest and juice, and spread over the biscuit base. Chill for 30 minutes.


3. To serve - decorate the top with grated chocolate and shredded lime zest.




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