Crab cakes are delicious, and when serving them it’s important to make them a part of a highly complimentary meal that makes their flavor sparkle. One great way to do this is with a bright and delicious dessert featuring a sumptuous citrus flavor. For some excellent ideas on what dessert to serve after your crab cake feast, read on.
Grapefruit Tart With Shortbread Crust
While grapefruits are better known as diet food, they also make for a unique dessert. You will make a crust out of 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter at room temperature, 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar, 2 large egg yolks at room temperature, and 2-3 teaspoons heavy cream. You will fill this crust with combined 4 large egg yolks, 1 can sweetened condensed milk, 2 teaspoons grated grapefruit zest, 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest, 1/2 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice (Ruby Red is suggested), 1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice, and1/8 teaspoon salt.
No Bake Whipped Key Lime Curd Tarts
This sumptuous and deceptively simple to make treat requires two parts, your whipped lime curd, and your tarts. The lime curd requires ½ Cup sugar, 2 eggs, the juice of 10 key limes, the zest from four key limes, and 6 table spoons of butter. The tarts require 1 ¼ cups of key lime curd, 1 ¼ cups whipping cream, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, and 2 tablespoons of sugar.
Iced Citrus Crackle Cookies
These delicious cookies are easy to make. The cookies themselves require 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted softened butter,1 1/4 cups sugar, 1 tablespoon finely grated citrus zest,
2 large egg yolks at room temperature, 3/4 teaspoon lemon extract, 1/4 teaspoon orange extract, 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/4 teaspoon baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon fine salt. The icing is made of confectioners sugar, colored sanding sugar of your choice, and the zest and juice of the citrus fruit of your choice. These cookies bake at 375 degrees for 15-17 minutes after the dough is frozen for at least 30 minutes.
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