Delicious on its own, this cake is also lovely paired with some bright-flavored fruit, such as blueberries or slices of mango or peach.
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This cake is just as described: easy and fast to make and very impressive. My guests loved it! I was a little worried during the preparation; the mascarpone mixture was so thick that I would have had trouble describing it as holding peaks, and then when I tried to spread it on the crumb base, it picked up the crumbs and didn't stay put. I solved the problem by drizzling a little more heavy cream over the top and using the back of a spoon to smooth the the mascarpone mixture down, because the spoon slid better over the more liquid cream. Then, as I was putting it in the fridge, I was doubtful if it would ever firm up - but it was just great. Not cheesecake firm but it held its shape and had a fantastic texture and flavour.I used blueberries to match the picture but I think next time I'd use peaches... peaches and ginger are such a classic flavour combination. I'll definitely be making this again!
This is spectacular! Easy to do and the results are amazing. Taste is light and flavorful. I may add more crystallized ginger next time, but then I LOVE ginger! That would be the only change. Make this - you'll be so glad you did. Could easily be a dessert for a special occasion.
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