This is a very quick and easy recipe that has always garnered many compliments -
perfect for a light dessert when blueberries are in season.
Makes 6 servings
-1 pt blueberries
-1/4 c. sugar
-1-1/2 tsp cornstarch
-1 tsp grated lemon peel
-1 pk. ( 3 oz ) cream cheese
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
-1 tsp vanilla
-1 cup heavy cream
Place blueberries in a medium-size saucepan; mix sugar &
cornstarch; sprinkle over berries. Cook over medium heat, stirring
often & crushing a few berries, until mixture thickens slightly &
bubbles 1 minute.
Remove from heat; cool completely. Pour into a 4- to 5-cup glass bowl; cover; refrigerate several hours.
To serve, beat cream cheese until soft in medium size bowl with electric hand mixer; blend in powdered sugar & vanilla; add cream & beat until soft peaks form.
Spoon cream mixture on top of blueberries; then gently fold in, leaving streaks of blue & white. Sprinkle with additional lemon rind, if you wish. Refrigerate until serving time.