Yes these Frozen Lemon Meringue with mascarpone are crazy good . Start the day before you need them to freeze the amazing lemon ice cream.
Make these Frozen Lemon Meringues for your family
Being a close ( or crazy family)when I was growing up, we all lived within a small radius of a few houses. My Aunties, Grandmother and Great Grandmother were all within earshot of each other. This came about due to the fact that the area was predominately market gardens when they all settled here from England in the early 1900’s.
Nanna Dearest…. as she liked to be called was beside us, with her chickens and fruit trees. There was a lemon tree in the yard between our place and my hers, it was a sort of fence in a way. It was in a thoroughfare, a place you had to walk . If you weren’t walking past then a ball was probably stuck under its fruit filled branches or the cat was up it and needed rescuing.
This tree scared the hell out of us, as it was full of stink bugs that flew at us and spayed a toxic smelling spray. My Grandfather preferred not to treat them with chemicals, but was seen on the odd occasion with a pair of tongs, his beekeepers hat and a plastic bag to pick the smelly things off. We knew to stay well clear, as this caused the remaining bugs to try to hurtle towards the swearing man in the hat. My Grandfather got into trouble for swearing around us, but I thought the swearing was better than the chemicals.
The smell of a home grown lemon can take me back to this time with just one sniff…..
This Lemon dessert, smells of sweet lemon and tastes even better, it is my twist on Lemon Meringue Pie. A frozen Lemon Mascarpone Parfait with Meringue to finish.
- 225 gm flour plain (1.5 cups)
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon bicarb
- 150 gm butter unsalted
- 165 gm castor sugar
- zest of 2 lemons
- 50 ml lemon Juice
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 whole egg whites
- 165 gm caster sugar
- 250 gm mascarpone 1 container
- 2 lemons zest very finely grated
- 2 lemons juice (use the lemons above)
- 1 cup caster sugar granulated
- 250 gm thickened cream whipping cream
- 4 whole egg yolks
- 100 gm sugar caster
- 60 ml lemon Juice
- 50 gm butter