Adapted from The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz
1 pound of fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vodka
1 cup Mascarpone cheese
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Combine sliced berries, sugar and vodka and allow to sit at room temperature about an hour, stirring occasionally.
In a blender, puree the berries and the rest of the ingredients till smooth.
Chill for about an hour, then process in ice cream maker according to your manufacturers instructions. Freeze in covered container.