Of those recipes that makes us “experts” in the eyes of anyone who comes across it ready to eat and doesn’t know much about baking. Basically, this sweet confection is simple and the end result is attractive and alluring. As well as being simple, it is an inexpensive recipe, which these days is always good to know. And it has Licor Beirão, which today, tomorrow and yesterday is also always good to know. And it tastes good. Very good. The perfect finish to a meal, or the perfect beginning for an afternoon or a morning.
- 14 Lady fingers biscuits
- 2.5 dl of cold cream
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- 2 natural yoghurts
INGREDIENTS FOR SYRUP
- 1 dl of water and 80 g of sugar
- 1 strip of lime peel and 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 dl Licor Beirão
INGREDIENTS FOR DECORATION
- 1 bunch of redcurrants
- For the syrup, bring a pot to the boil with water, sugar, lime peel, cinnamon stick and Licor Beirão. Simmer for five minutes. Remove and allow to cool. Dip eight Lady Fingers in the syrup and place them in the bottom of a bowl of high sides. Set aside.
- Whisk the cream to stiff peaks. Mix the condensed milk and yoghurt together with a balloon whisk. Fold in the whipped cream.
- Pour some of the cream over the soaked Lady Fingers and set aside a little for decoration. Dip the remaining Lady Fingers in the syrup and arrange them on the cream around the dish.
- Transfer the remaining cream to a pastry bag with a star nozzle, and fill the inside of the circle formed by the cookies with rosettes of whipped cream. Decorate with a bunch of red currants and chill for an hour before serving.