Forest Fruit Gratin With Zabaglione (Gratin di Frutti di Bosco allo Zabaione)

forest-fruit-gratin-with-zabaglione Recipe
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Nutritional Information

Calories 187
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 157 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Calcium 36 mg


1 pound 2 ounces mixed berries
3 egg yolks
1/3 cup superfine sugar
2 tablespoons Grand Marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)
Finely grated zest of half of a lemon


Distribute berries among 4 individual heatproof dishes. Preheat broiler. Beat egg yolks, superfine sugar, and Grand Marnier in a heatproof bowl with a whisk or handheld mixer on medium. Set bowl over a pan of simmering water, and cook, whisking constantly, 8–10 minutes or until thickened. (Do not let the mixture boil.) Remove bowl from heat, and stir in lemon zest; pour zabaglione over the fruit. Place dishes under broiler for 1 minute or until golden. Serve immediately.