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Limoncello Trifle

18 May


A delicious compliment to any gorgeously fresh Italian meal. The Limincello trifle, lightly refreshing yet beautifully satisfying.

What you need:
3 oranges
75 ml Limoncello
100g trifle sponge fingers
250g mascarpone
2 heaped tblsp icing sugar
100ml semi-skimmed milk
1 lemon
1tsp vanilla extract
1 handful of raspberries
100g bar of good quality dark chocolate(green and blacks)

What you do:
1) Squeeze the juice of 3 oranges into a trifle bowl.
2) Stir in the Limoncello, taste to ensure its not too potent for you and your guests.
3) Cover the base of the filled trifle dish with the sponge fingers.
4) Mix the mascarpone, icing sugar and milk in another bowl until combined.
5) Add in the lemon zest and the juice of half a lemon and whisk. Now add in the vanilla extract.
6) Once the mixture is combined spread it over the sponge fingers in the trifle bowl.
7) Scatter over the raspberries and finely grate the a chocolate over the top.
8) Pop in the fridge and enjoy!!

Deliciously simple, plus you could even make it the day before a dinner party and the sponges will be beautifully limoncello-y.

Keep it delicious!!

Raspberry, Honey and Almond Frozen Yogurt.

17 Jan


Seeing as it’s January and we are all spending more nights in then out! There is nothing better then a movie night with a gorgeous low fat frozen yogurt to meet all your cravings! Perfectly sweet, soft and simple you’ll always have a tub of this magical dessert in your freezer!

What you need:
50 g icing sugar
300 g frozen raspberries
4 tbsp clear honey
500 g plain low-fat yogurt
75 g almonds

What you do:
1) Line a standard loaf tin with cling film, ensuring you let it hand down the sides.
2) Sift the icing sugar over the frozen raspberries in a bowl and then drizzle over the honey. Stir well together and mix in the yoghurt and almonds.
3)Spoon into the lined loaf tin, smoothing out the top. Cover the top with freezer film and freeze overnight.
4) Turn out of the tin and, using a warm knife to cut slices.
5) enjoy with a drizzle of raspberry coulis!

How simple is that?!

Keep it delicious!