Inspired by a back-of-box Jell-O pie, this rendition combines fresh-squeezed lemon juice and sweetened whipped cream with some gelatin to hold it all together. The result is an addictively light, zesty pie reminiscent of lemonade.
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The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Spooned into this tropical take are layers of juicy mango, pineapple, and toasted coconut.
The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Juicy macerated strawberries, strawberry compote, and tangy yogurt are spooned into this refreshing, light version.
The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Fresh lemon curd and blueberry compote are spooned into this flavorful version.
Wintertime can wear out its welcome right about now, still months away from the growing season for berries and stone fruit. When I pine for the flavors of warmer months, I turn to frozen fruit to satisfy my cravings. The light, airy peach mousse in this pie utilizes frozen peaches for flavor that's summery, any time of year.
When I was a kid, my father used to go out of his way to stop at a bakery in Portsmouth, NH that sold a very unusual chocolate cream pie. The pudding filling was extra light, looser than most (in a good way) and cradled in a flaky, all butter crust. I've done my best to re-create this delight from my childhood, as the bakery is long gone. Those expecting clean lines when slicing will be disappointed, but for people who love pudding, this is a fantastic treat.
This pie is filled with a creamy pumpkin mousse that's happy to chill out in the fridge until you're ready to serve it.
I prepared this recipe using a traditional home blender. After 2 to 3 minutes of blending the texture was fairly smooth with hardly any grit. A heavy duty or professional blender (like a Vitamix) will produce an even smoother texture and do it in a little less time as well.
Sort of like the love child of Pavlova and Trifle, this confection, consisting of crushed meringue cookies, freshly whipped cream and sugar-coated berries (usually strawberries) takes its name from the venerable Eton College, where it is traditionally served at the school's annual cricket game against Winchester College.
Nectarines, plums, berries, cherries or even sliced mango can be sweetened in this honey-lime syrup and dotted with fluffy crème fraîche clouds.