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a recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

With only a few ingredients, this delectable rich Italian dessert can be ready in about 15 minutes.

serves 2 servings
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For zabaione

  • 1 c
    blueberries, sorted and washed
  • 4 Tbsp
    granulated sugar, divided
  • 3 lg
    free-range egg yolks
  • 3 Tbsp
    limoncello liqueur
  • 1 sm
    pinch fleur de sel
  • 1/8 tsp
    lemon zest, for garnish
  • 2 lg
    mint leaves, for garnish

How To Make zabaione

  • 1
    Mix blueberries with 1 tbsp. sugar; set aside until ready to serve.
  • 2
    In a glass bowl, combine yolks and the remaining 3 tbsp. sugar; whisk well until smooth and no longer grainy.
  • 3
    Add limoncello and salt; whisk until foamy, about 2 minutes.
  • 4
    In a pot, bring water to a simmer. Lower the heat to medium-low and place bowl making sure the bottom doesn’t touch the water. Whisk constantly until it thickens, about 8 to 10 minutes, lifting the bowl once in awhile.
  • 5
    Spoon the macerated blueberries in two dessert dishes and set aside.
  • 6
    Remove from the heat and spoon the custard over the berries, topped with lemon zest and garnished with a mint leaf.
  • 7
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