Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Recipe: Blackberry parfait and lemon shortbread with blackberries

Blackberry parfait and lemon shortbread with blackberries

Galgorm Resort head chef Chris Bell serves up some great recipes to brighten up these gloomy January days.

What you'll need

For the parfait

4 egg yolks

2 whole eggs

5oz sugar

½ pint of cream

1 punnet of blackberries

For shortbread

250g butter

60g icing sugar

220g flour

80g cornflour

Rind of 2 lemons

Whisk eggs and yolks to full volume.

Boil sugar to soft ball and add to eggs while mixing; mix until cold

Fold in cream and blackberries. Freeze.

Beat butter & sugar.

Add flours and lemon rind. Chill and roll out.

Bake in oven for 170C/gas 3/325F for 12 minutes

Heat blackberries in a spoonful of sugar and then assemble as shown in the picture below.

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