Lemon Trifle - Fruity Summer Dessert Recipe with Strawberry Sorbet

Updated: Nov 6, 2021

Have you ever tried lemon trifle with sorbet? Try this receipe if you want to feel unique Aegean-Mediterranean taste.

80 min

4 serving



Lemon Curd Ingredients

  • 8 pieces of biscotti savoiardi (ladyfingers) (hommade and/or gluten free recommended)

  • 4 eggs

  • 4 egg yolks

  • 160 gr. granulated sugar (3/4 cup)

  • 150 gr. butter (1,5 stick butter)

  • 400 gr. heavy cream (2 cup)

  • 160 ml. lemon juice (2/3 cup)

  • 2 lemon peels (grated)

  • 1 stick of vanillin

Biscotti Savoiardi with Strawberry Lemon Sorbet Ingredients

  • 100 gr. frozen strawberry (4 ounce)

  • 25 gr. The MOA® Dried Lemon Chips (1 ounce)

  • 50 gr. granulated sugar (1/4 cup)

  • 250 ml. cold water (1 cup)


  • Mixing bowl

  • Whisk

  • Sieve

  • Mixer

  • Food processor (blender)

  • 4 Glass cups for service


Lemon Curd Preparation

  • Place into mixing bowl the eggs, egg yolks, lemon juice, sugar, grated lemon peels and vanillin.

  • Place bowl over hot water, and whisk continuously. Slowly add pieces of butter, while continuing to whisk.

  • Use mesh sieve to separate the hard pieces from the lemon curd. Place lemon curd aside to cool to room temperature.

  • Use mixer to whip heavy cream until it is thickened. Add the lemon curd and continue whipping.

  • Lemon curd is now ready

Biscotti Savoiardi with Strawberry Lemon Sorbet Preparation

  • Put into food processor jar, cold water, frozen strawberry and MOA Foods® Dried Lemon. Use the processor to blend and cut fruits into fine pieces.

  • Strain hard pieces from sorbet.

  • Break biscotti savoiardis into two; soak pieces in sorbet.


  • Place at the bottom of glass cup a layer of lemon curd. Place biscotti soaked in sorbet as a second layer.

  • Repeat this layering of lemon curd and biscotti steps for a second time.

  • Let dessert rest in refrigerator for 6-8 hours.

  • Service

Chef's recommendation:

For added pleasure, serve with vanilla ice cream on top of dice cut MOA Foods® Dried Apple; or vanilla ice-cream garnished with MOA Foods® Dried Watermelon Chips.

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