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Mandarin and lemon curd tiramisu trifles

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Light, refreshing and easy to make, and yes we are talking about a trifle. Try this recipe for yourself.

  • Serves6
  • Cook time5 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, (+ 15 mins soaking time)
Mandarin and lemon curd tiramisu trifles


  • 2 mandarins, zested, juiced (about ½ cup mandarin juice)
  • 1 tbs caster sugar
  • 6 mandarins, extra, segmented
  • 250g mascarpone
  • ½ cup (125ml) bought lemon curd
  • 6 savoiardi (sponge finger biscuits), coarsely chopped

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  1. Step 1

    Combine mandarin juice, mandarin zest and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 2 mins or until sugar dissolves. Add mandarin segments. Set aside for 5 mins to soak.
  2. Step 2

    Strain mandarin mixture, reserving the liquid. Combine the mascarpone and 2 tbs of the lemon curd in a bowl.
  3. Step 3

    Dip half the biscuits in reserved liquid to lightly coat. Divide biscuits among serving glasses. Top with one-third of mascarpone mixture. Repeat with the remaining biscuits and liquid. Top with the remaining lemon curd, half the remaining mascarpone mixture and half the mandarin. Repeat with remaining mascarpone mixture and mandarin.
  4. Step 4

    Set tiramisu trifles aside for 10 mins to soak before serving.