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Semifreddo With Spicy Citrus Sauce

4.30 from 7 votes

Semifreddo is an Italian dessert which is a semi frozen ice cream. Semifreddo with Spicy Citrus Sauce is a perfect combination of sweetness, hotness and tanginess.
Prep Time 8 hrs
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 8 hrs 10 mins
Recipe CategoryContains Egg
Served AsDesserts
Servings 8


  • For Semifreddo: Egg - 1
  • Egg yolk -4
  • Honey - 100g
  • Heavy cream - 300g
  • Heavy cream - 300ml
  • Vanilla extract- 1tsp
  • For sauce: Butter - 3tbsp
  • Honey - 50g
  • Orange -1
  • Lemon -1/2
  • Apple -5 slices
  • Cinnamon -1 tsp
  • Cinnamon powder -1 tsp
  • Chilli powder-1 tsp
  • Salt -1/2 tsp
  • Almonds -5
  • Water
  • For honeycomb: sugar -100g
  • Honey -50g
  • Soda salt - 3/4 tsp


  • For Semifreddo: Whip the cream with vanilla extract untill thickened, stop before stiff peaks. Reserve for later.
  • Mix yolks, egg and honey. Place it on a double boiler and beat with electric blender until pale yellow and becomes a thick cream like texture. Strain it to remove any solid particles in it.
  • Let it cool. Then fold in to the whipped cream in two parts. Brush a loaf pan with oil and Cling wrap it to get the semifreddo out easily. Pour the cream in the pan and set it in freezer for 8 hrs.
  • Honeycomb crumbs: In a heavy bottom pan, place sugar and honey. Give it a mix and let the sugar melt and start to brown. Now look for a golden brown colour. Remove from stove top and add soda salt.
  • Pour it on a lined tray. Let it cool and break it into pieces and reserve.
  • Spicy Citrus Sauce: In a heavy bottom pan, melt butter. Mix in honey, chilli, cinnamon, 3 orange rind, juice of the orange and half lemon. Bring to boil add apple slices and almonds. Let the apple cook until it is fully glazed with the sauce.
  • Remove apples and nuts. Add 1/2 glass of water to the sauce. Let it boil and thicken. The best part is plating. Slice a semifreddo, put it in centre. Line the honeycomb crumbs,apple,nuts. Sauce as dots, rind on top of Semifreddo.
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