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Citrus Parfait

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Ingredients
  Lemon 1 , zested, sliced finely
  Cointreau/Grand marnier 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemons 3 , juiced
  Grapefruit juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1 Pinch
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Toasted almond slivers 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Garnish)
Directions

Place lemon zest in a glass dish.
Add orange liqueur and set aside.
In top of a double boiler over simmering water, combine lemon juice, grapefruit juice, egg yolks and half the sugar.
Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, until mixture is well blended and begins to thicken.
Do not boil.
Remove from heat and set pan in cold water to stop cooking.
Stir for a few minutes, then transfer to a large bowl and let cool.
In another bowl, beat together egg whites, cream of tartar and salt until soft peaks form.
Beat in remaining sugar, a little at a time, until stiff peaks form.
Carefully fold egg white mixture into cooled lemon and grapefruit mixture.
In a chilled bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form.
Beat in sugar slowly until peaks become firm.
Fold cream into lemon and egg white mixture.
Spoon mixture into 8 chilled parfait glasses.
Cover with plastic wrap and place in freezer for 2 to 3 hours.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Citrus
Interest: 
Gourmet

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