Lemon Fiesta

Lemon Fiesta

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Creamy, tangy and chill, Lemon Fiesta has all that it takes to send a refreshing twang down your spine on a tiring summer’s day! Ice-cream softened with whipped cream and pepped up with lemon rind and lemon essence is served atop a tongue-tingling lemon sauce, with a simple yet suitable garnish of mint leaves. Indeed, the Lemon Fiesta is a dessert that rejuvenates your mind and body.

Lemon Fiesta recipe - How to make Lemon Fiesta

Setting Time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 glasses
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For The Lemon Sauce
1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp grated lemon rind
a few drops lemon essence
a drop of lemon yellow colour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp cornflour
1 tsp butter

Other Ingredients
2 cups vanilla ice-cream , softened
1 cup beaten whipped cream
a few drops of lemon essence
1/4 tsp lemon rind

For The Garnish
a few mint sprigs

For the lemon sauce

    For the lemon sauce
  1. Combine the sugar and ½ cup of water in a broad non-stick pan and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Combine the cornflour and 2 tbsp of water in a small bowl and mix well till the cornflour dissolves completely. Add it to the pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till the sauce thickens to a coating consistency, while stirring continuously.
  3. Remove from the flame, add the butter and mix well.
  4. Allow the mixture to cool slightly, add the lemon juice, lemon rind, lemon essence and lemon yellow colour and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the vanilla ice-cream, beaten whipped cream, lemon essence and lemon rind in a deep bowl and fold gently.
  2. Fill the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle.
  3. Pour 2 tbsp of the lemon sauce into a stemmed glass and pipe out ¼ of the ice-cream-whipped cream mixture over it.
  4. Repeat step 3 to make 3 more glasses and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  5. Serve chilled garnished with mint sprigs.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per glass
Energy298 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates39.6 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat14.1 g
Cholesterol1.9 mg
Sodium16.9 mg
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