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Easter Lemon Curd Trifle with Mixed Fresh Berries

 

A delicious and rich dessert to let everyone indulge!
20

Yield

12

servings

Prep

25

min

Cook

12

min

Ready

4

hrs

Trans-fat Free, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

6 large egg yolks
1 cup sugar
4 each lemons
zested and juiced
1 stick butter, unsalted
cut in small pieces, 1/2 cup
1 pint strawberries
freshly stemmed and halved lengthwise
*
1 pint blueberries
fresh
*
1 pint blackberries
fresh
*
2 cups whipped cream
sweetened
1 each pound cake
lemon, homemade or store-bought and sliced
*
4 tablespoons liqueur
limoncello or grand marnier, optional
1 x mint leaves
for garnish
*

Directions

For the lemon curd:

Bring a pot of water to a simmer over medium-low heat.

In a metal or glass heat-resistant bowl, add the egg yolks, sugar, lemon juice, and zest and whisk until well mixed and smooth.

Place the bowl over the simmering water, making sure the bowl doesn't touch the bottom of the pot, and keep whisking.

Continue whisking it vigorously for 10 to 12 minutes, until the curd has doubled in size and is very thick and yellow.

Do not bring it to a boil, otherwise the curd will be curdle.

Remove the bowl from heat and whisk in the butter, a few pieces at a time, until completely melted.

Chill until the custard is firm and cold.

For assembling the trifle:

Add all the berries in a large bowl and gently toss them together in order to distribute them evenly.

Fold the whipped cream into the cold lemon curd to lighten it up into a mousse.

Slice or break the pound cake into slices or pieces, and place the pieces at the bottom at a glass trifle bowl.

Drizzle the liqueur all over the cake if desired, place a layer of the lemon curd over the cake, and arrange a layer of mixed berries.

Repeat the layers until all the ingredients are finished up, if the last layer is berries, it looks nicer. But you don't have to.

Keep refrigerate until ready to use.

Sprinkle some fresh mint leaves and serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 80g (2.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21855% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 21%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 137mg 46%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 3% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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