Get in the festive spirit with these Limoncello Xmas recipe ideas!

We are forever trying to source the most delicious Limoncello recipes around Christmas time! Here’s a collection of some of our favourites this year. Because Ambra is much more than just you’re average spritz!

Cranberry and Limoncello Semifreddo

What we love about this recipe from redonline.co.uk is the you can make it the day before and simply pull it out the freezer when it’s ready to be served! A delicious dessert that is also time savvy is a big yes from us.

Ingredients:

  • 300 gfresh cranberries
  • 125 gcaster sugar
  • 250 gtub mascarpone
  • 300 mlMadagascan vanilla custard or other good quality custard
  • Limoncello liqueur
  • 4 tbsp.lemon curd
  • Madeira loaf cake
  • 2 tbsp.pistachios, chopped

For full method visit: https://www.redonline.co.uk/food/recipes/a502578/cranberry-semifreddo/

Limoncello Cake with Mascarpone Frosting

Silly season is always jam-packed with dinner parties and when it’s your turn for desserts we just love this simple yet tasty Limoncello cake recipe that can be decorated however you like for a more personalised touch!

Ingredients:

For the cake:

  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter (softened)
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup Limoncello
  • 1 lemon (zested and juiced)
  • For the mascarpone frosting
  • 200g of mascarpone cheese
  • 1 ¼ cups lemon curd
  • 2 cups chilled whipping (or heavy cream)
  • 2/3 cups powdered sugar

For full method visit: https://www.thespruceeats.com/limoncello-cake-mascarpone-frosting-304515

Limoncello Trifle

What could be more festive than a traditional Christmas trifle! Layers of sweet goodness made even more delicious with hints of authentic Italian Limoncello…

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 100ml limoncello*
  • 300g blueberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon arrowroot
  • 5 eggs, separated
  • 250g mascarpone
  • 1/3 cup (4 tablespoons) lemon curd
  • 1/2 pandoro* or 1 Madeira cake, cut into 2cm-thick slices
  • Whipped cream, to serve
  • 1 tablespoon toasted flaked almonds, to serve

For full recipe visit: https://www.taste.com.au/recipes/limoncello-trifle/b769d084-0d78-495e-b150-863602c7b9d9

Limoncello Christmas Tree

This Limoncello Christmas tower is everything we could ever dream of for a Christmas Day dessert! Served with a side of Ambra Limoncello of course… It would look so good on your beautifully decorated table that you almost won’t want to eat it!

Ingredients:

  • 1 large Pandoro
  • ½ cup of Limoncello
  • 1 small jar of good quality store-bought lemon curd ( You won’t use it all)
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese, room temp
  • 2 heaping tablespoons, powdered sugar
  • edible stars, white pearl sprinkles or anything else you want to decorate with
  • A topper for your tree cake, I used a star ornament
  • platter decorations

For full recipe visit: https://www.prouditaliancook.com/2016/11/italian-christmas-tree-cake-lemon-curd-limoncello.html?m