Skip Nav
Spring
Feast Your Eyes on 40 Gorgeous Food Ideas For Spring Weddings
Food News
What Are Pulses? The Food EVERYONE Will Talk About in 2016
Recipe Finder
Find Your Perfect Meal With Our New Custom Recipe Generator

Theirs vs Mine: Quick Raspberry Charlotte

After reading the French-themed March issue of Gourmet magazine, I could not stop thinking about this recipe for a quick raspberry charlotte. I finally got around to making this easy, tasty dessert last Friday night and it was deliciously rewarding!

Not-your-average dessert, this charlotte consists of ladyfingers, melted ice cream, and raspberries. The final result is refreshing and light. The hardest thing about this dessert was taking the picture. It may not have the prettiest presentation, but if you are looking for a lovely treat, I highly recommend this recipe. To check it out,

.

Quick Raspberry Charlotte

Quick Raspberry Charlotte

Quick Raspberry Charlotte

Ingredients

7 ounces savoiardi (crisp Italian ladyfingers)
1 tablespoon Cognac or other brandy
1 pint premium vanilla ice cream, melted
10 ounces frozen raspberries (not in syrup)
1 cup water
Rounded 1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
3/4 cup chilled heavy cream
a 7- to 8-inch soufflé dish

Directions

  1. Layer ladyfingers in soufflé dish.
  2. Stir Cognac into melted ice cream and pour evenly over cookies. Let stand 10 minutes.
  3. Purée, raspberries with water, sugar, and lemon juice in a blender until smooth.
  4. Beat cream with an electric mixer or a whisk until it just holds stiff peaks, then add 3/4 cup raspberry sauce and continue to beat until mixture holds soft peaks.
  5. Lightly press on cookies with a spatula to compact slightly, then drizzle 1/2 cup raspberry sauce over them.
  6. Spread raspberry cream evenly on top and chill, covered, in freezer 30 minutes.
  7. Serve charlotte with remaining raspberry sauce.

Serves 6-8.

Around The Web
Edible Cookie-Dough Recipes
Spicy Recipes For Valentine's Day
Giada de Laurentiis's Chocolate-Covered Chips Recipe
Black and Orange Pasta Recipe
Gin Recipe
Treat Yourself to Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Pancakes
Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
OoooOoooo.
missyd missyd 7 years
this made me salivate LOL
wren1 wren1 7 years
This sounds sooo good. I love melted ice cream!
andrennabird andrennabird 7 years
ooooh!
meanbean meanbean 7 years
It sounds super tasty! I'm just not sure how a dessert involving whole milk ice cream and heavy cream could taste "light". So deceptive! :D
mini_pixie mini_pixie 7 years
oh my goodness, this looks delicious! how could i have missed it in my gourmet this month? i'm making this, and soon!
sonnabobble sonnabobble 7 years
so yummy!
Latest Food
X