Puff Pastry with Vanilla Bean Mascarpone and Fresh Berries

1 Puff Pastry Sheet
1/2 Cup Raspberries
1/4 Cup Blueberries
1/4 Cup Strawberries, quartered 
8 Oz. Mascarpone Cheese
1 Vanilla Bean
1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract 
4 TBSP Powdered Sugar
Fresh Mint, Optional for garnish
Place the Puff Pastry Sheet onto a greased cooling rack. place on top of a cookie sheet and bake according to the manufacturers directions. To remove the beans from the Vanilla pod, Slice directly down the center and use a knife to scrape the beans from the inside. In a medium mixing bowl, whip the Mascarpone Cheese, 3 TBSP Powdered Sugar, Vanilla Extract and inside of the Vanilla Bean together using an electric hand mixer or a fork by hand. Once the Puff pastry has been removed from the oven and is cool, frost the top with a generous layer of the the Mascarpone mixture. Sprinkle the berries evenly around the top of the pastry and Lightly dust with powdered sugar. Garnish with fresh mint leaves if desired. 


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