Blueberry And Lemon Curd Trifle

Make these individually in beautiful glasses.
 
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Recipe from: 18 December 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 20 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • FOR THE LEMON CURD:
  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 200
    g
    caster sugar
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1/2
    cup
    butter, cubed
  • FOR THE TRIFLE:
  • 250
    g
    finger biscuits
  • 1/2
    cup
    sweet sherry (optional)
  • 2
    cup
    cream
  • 375
    g
    blueberries
  • 100
    g
    peanut brittle, roughly crushed, plus extra to decorate
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Place the lemon juice and zest in a small glass heatproof bowl, add the sugar and eggs; whisk to combine. Place the bowl over a pot of simmering water. Add the butter; whisk to combine. Cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.

Drizzle biscuits with the sherry. Place the cream in a bowl and whisk until firm. Gently stir the lemon curd through the cream to combine.

To assemble:

Place a layer of biscuits on the base of a glass dish, scatter over a layer of blueberries and some peanut brittle, gently spoon a thick layer of the cream mixture over blueberries; repeat. Finally, sprinkle with remaining peanut brittle. Refrigerate for 1 hour and serve cold.

Words and image:Fairlady
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