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February 23, 2011

Berry Good Tiramisu

A twist on traditional tiramisu, this is a delightfully delicious and colorful dessert.

Serves 10
Prep time: 20 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes (+ refrigerate for 2 hours up to 8)

Ingredients:

  • 2- 12 ounce packages ladyfingers
  • 1 ½ cup whipping cream
  • 2 cups blueberries, wash and drain well
  • 1 cup strawberries, halved
  • 1 can mandarin oranges, drained
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 ½ cups lemon curd

    Lemon Curd
    Makes 1 ½ cups

    Ingredients


    • 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 5 egg yolks, beaten
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed

    Instructions:

    In a 2 quart saucepan, melt butter, add sugar. Temper in the eggs. Add lemon juice and zest. Cook over double boiler on medium-low heat stirring until thick enough to hold marks from whisk and first bubble appears on surface, about 10 minutes. Remove and cool. Refrigerate until ready to use up to 5 days.

    Tiramisu
    In a bowl, whip cream to stiff peaks, add sugar and nutmeg. Layer 1/3 of the ladyfingers in a single row in a trifle dish. Top with 1/3 of the lemon curd, layer 1/3 of the fruit (reserve a few for garnish) on top of lemon curd, top with 1/3 of the whipping cream, repeat 2 more times ending with the whipped cream. Top with a reserved fruit for garnish. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

  • Posted by terri at February 23, 2011 06:30 PM

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