Do you fancy homemade ice cream - but without an ice cream machine? Then the orange parfait is the perfect choice! On top of that, the orange contains health-promoting, secondary plant substances: Flavonoids help to protect the cells from free radicals, slow down ageing processes and reduce the risk of cancer.
Would you like a little more? So you can serve the orange parfait with hot raspberries. Simply add 150 grams of raspberries (frozen out of season) 50-75 ml of water in a pot. Stir 1 teaspoon of starch and 1 tablespoon of water until smooth, add to the boiling liquid and simmer for about 1 minute while stirring. Add 150 grams of raspberries and serve the sauce with the parfait. Yummie!
Peel oranges with a sharp knife, remove any white pith, cut fruit into thin slices. Reserve juice.
Whisk egg yolks with lemon juice and sugar in a bowl. Let rest. Slice vanilla pod lengthwise, scrape out vanilla bean seeds and stir into egg yolks. Beat egg yolk mixture over a hot water bath until white and creamy. Set egg yolks over a cold water bath, stir in orange liqueur and orange juice continue to beat until it is cold. Whip cream until stiff and fold into cooled egg yolk mixture. To make the parfait, spread half of egg yolk mixture into a a dish lined with plastic wrap, cover with half of orange slices, pressing the slices slightly downward into the and cover with remaining egg yolk mixture. Place remaining orange slices on top, cover with foil and place in the freezer for at least 4 hours.
Before serving, remove parfait from dish and remove foil and plastic wrap. Thaw parfait for about 5 minutes, then dip a knife in hot water and cut into slices.
Arrange on plates and garnish as desired with orange slices, currant and mint.