The Yummy Side of Life…

Grapefruit Zambaglione over Mixed Berries
January 10, 2008, 1:58 am
Filed under: Dessert

from Everyday Italian with Giada De Laurentiis

3 cups mix of hulled and quartered strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and/or blackberries (I used a defrosted frozen bag of mixed berries in order to save money)
4 egg yolks
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup fresh grapefruit juice (I used bottled and it turned out just fine)
Pinch kosher salt
Grated grapefruit zest (Left it out, since I used bottled juice)

In a large bowl, toss together the berries. Spoon the berries into serving dishes and set aside.

Meanwhile, combine the egg yolks, sugar, grapefruit juice, and salt in a large metal or glass bowl. Whisk vigorously until combined and the color is a pale yellow. Set the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Using a whisk or an electric hand mixer, vigorously whisk the egg mixture until it has tripled in volume and is very thick and creamy, about 4 to 5 minutes.

Spoon the warm zabaglione over the berries. Top with a light sprinkle of grapefruit zest. Serve immediately.


Zabaglione – A dessert or sauce consisting of egg yolks, sugar, and wine or liqueur beaten until thick and served hot or cold. -from

This was superb. One of the best desserts I’ve had in a long time, and that means it’s beating out any form of chocolate.


2 Comments so far
Leave a comment

Very nice! These all sound so yummy!

Comment by Amy

BTW, you’ve been tagged. 😉

Comment by Amy

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: