Lemon and Blueberry Parfaits – We Heart Local BC

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Lemon And Blueberry Parfaits

Ingredients

  • 250 mL (1 cup) Whipping Cream
  • 125 mL (½ cup) Lemon Juice
  • 310 mL (1¼ cups) Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 60 mL (¼ cup) cubed Butter
  • 500 mL (2 cups) Blueberries
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) Cornstarch
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) Cold Water
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) Lemon Zest

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, whip lemon juice, 250 mL (1 cup) of sugar and eggs.
  2. Cook over low heat without boiling, while whipping, for 3 to 4 minutes, until thick and coats the back of a spoon.
  3. Stir in butter and melt.
  4. Strain through a sieve, cover with plastic wrap and cool.
  5. In another bowl, whip cream, stir in cooled lemon mixture; refrigerate.
  6. In a small saucepan over low heat, simmer blueberries and remaining sugar.
  7. Dissolve cornstarch in water and add mixture to blueberry mixture.
  8. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  9. Pour into a bowl and refrigerate.
  10. In 4 glasses, evenly divide half of the lemon cream mixture, add a layer of blueberry mixture, and cover with remaining lemon cream.
  11. Garnish with long, thin strips of lemon zest.

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