Lemon Curd and Blueberry Trifle! This trifle has bursts of citrus, the cool smoothness of blueberries and cream, all layered with lightly crisp ladyfingers! Prep time: 30 minutes + 1 hour to chill Serves: 8-10 Watch the Video
IngredientsFor Trifle For Curd 1 package Ladyfingers 1 cup sugar 1 package blueberries 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest 1 cup blueberry jam 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice 2 cups whipping cream 8 large egg yolks 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier ¼ teaspoon course sea salt ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 10 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 lemon + ½ cup sugar + ½ cup water to make candied lemon garnish Cook’s note: other biscuit cookie or angel food cake can be substituted for Ladyfingers
Step 1 – Prepare the Lemon CurdIn a medium saucepan, off heat, whisk all ingredients except butter.Add butter and place pan over medium-high heat. Cook, whiskingcontinuously, until butter is melted and mixture is thick enough to coat theback of a spoon (approx. 5 minutes) – do not allow to boil.Remove pan from heat, whisk for another 30 seconds, then pour curdthrough a fine sieve, into a glass bowl.Press plastic wrap against the surface of curd and refrigerate until cool.
Step 2 – Make Candied Lemon GarnishSlice a lemon into 1/8-1/4 inch roundsBring ½ cup sugar and ½ cup water to a boilin small saucepan.Add lemon slices and simmer for 25 minutesUse a slotted spoon to transfer lemon slicesto waxed or parchment paper to coolAdd ¼ cup fresh lemon juice to remainingsyrup to use in trifleBeat whipping cream and powdered sugar toform stiff peaks
Step 3 – Layer the Trifle and Chill Arrange Ladyfingers in a layer across bottom of Trifle dish Brush 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier on Ladyfingers, followed by a coating of the lemon syrup you made in the last step Layer on 1/3 of the Lemon Curd Layer on 1/3 of the freshly rinsed and patted dry blueberries Layer on 1/3 cup blueberry Jam Layer on 1/3 of the freshly whipped cream Repeat layering 2 more times so there are three layers each set of ingredients Garnish with Candied lemons and chill to set for about 30 minutes to an hour
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