Citrus meringue Trifle

Recipe by Nessy
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine juice and lemon butter in pan;stir over low heat until smooth;cool.
  • Dip half the biscuits into the lemon butter mixture.
  • Place biscuits in a single layer over a base of deep heat-proof dish (2. 5litre/10 cup capacity).
  • Spread half the filling over biscuits.
  • Dip remaining biscuits into lemon butter mixture; place these over filling; brush with any remaining lemon butter mixture.
  • Top biscuits with remaining filling.
  • Cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  • Top with meringue; grill or bake meringue in moderate oven for 3-5 minutes until brown;refrigerate.
  • Filling: Beat juices,cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth;fold in cream.
  • Meringue: Beat egg whites in small bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually add sugar, beat until dissolved between additions.
  • Hints: A citrus flavoured liqueur, such as cointreau, can be add to the recipe.
  • Substitute 1/3 cup of the juice with liqueur in the lemon butter mixture.
  • Recipe best made a day ahead.
  • Top with meringue about 3hours before serving.
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