On a recent trip to Italy, I became addicted to gelato. My favorite choice was lemon because Italian lemons have an intense flavor. This recipe brings back memories of our vacation. —Gail Wang, Troy, Michigan
As Denise Nyland of Panama City, Florida says, “This makes a very light and fresh dessert.” This lovely dessert features a hard-baked meringue shell topped with lemon curd, lighter whipped topping and fresh berries for a pretty presentation. Enjoy!
"My husband’s co-workers always love my desserts," says Brenda Melancon in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, "especially the cookies and bars. So when I decided to enter this contest, I used them as my ‘guinea pigs.’ They nominated these bars for their unique flavor…and all asked for the recipe! Believe it or not, most of them are men."
“Instead of pumpkin pie, try this flavorful light holiday dessert,” says field editor Nancy Zimmerman of Cape May Court House, New Jersey. “My husband’s aunt shared the recipe after she brought this treat to a family party.”
Cake slices, strawberry ice cream and ganache make this a special dessert. It takes some time to prepare but it can be stored in the freezer for up to a week before serving.—Suzette Jury, Keene, California