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Directions for: Citrus Cream With Raspberries

Ingredients

Lemon Curd

5 Egg Yolks

5 mL Grated Lemon Rind

80 mL Lemon Juice

¾ cup Sugar

60 g Unsalted Butter, cubed

50 mL 35% Cream, whipped to soft peaks

Fresh Raspberry Puree

350 g Raspberries

100 mL Apple Juice

100 mL Dessert Wine

50 mL Honey

Buckingham Place Shortbread

8 oz Butter

4 oz Icing Sugar

4 oz Corn Starch

8 oz Bread Flour

To Assmble

100 g Blackberries, fresh

100 g Raspberries, fresh

6 sprig Fresh Mint

4 scoops Vanilla Ice or Fruit Sorbet, optional

Directions

Lemon Curd

1. Place yolks, rind, juice and sugar in a bowl and whisk until smooth.

2. Place bowl over a pot of simmering water (Bain Marie) and stir until thickened and a ribbon appears on top of curd and stays visible until the count of 3, about 10 minutes.

3. Remove from heat and whisk in butter a little at a time until incorporated. Cool.

4. When the mixture is almost cold add the whipped cream.

Fresh Raspberry Puree

1. In a blender, purée the berries, wine, honey and juice, until smooth.

2. Check for the consistency and taste of the puree. If necessary, add more of the honey to attain the desired sweetness, to reach the desired consistency.

3. Strain the puree through a fine sieve to remove seeds ready for service.

Buckingham Place Shortbread

1. Mix all ingredients together until if forms a dough like consistency do not over work the dough.

2. Roll out to a ½ inch thickness and cut into circles or fingers.

3. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet and bake in a preheat oven 170C (350F) for 10-15 minutes.

4. When golden in color remove from oven and sprinkle with granulated sugar and leave to cool on wire rack.

5. This Recipe will make apron 24 1 inch Shortbreads

To Assmble

1. Place a spoon of the lemon cream in the bottom of the glass cups, arrange raspberries and blackberries on top. Add a few shortbread nuggets and a layer of the fruit puree. Continue to do this until your glass is almost half full top with a spoon of scoop of fresh vanilla Ice cream or fruit sorbet garnish with fresh mint and serve.

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