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Lemon Sweet Cream with Winter Fruit

Happy 1st Birthday the Bee’s Knees Kitchen!  It has been an eventful year here in the Kitchen.  Never would I have believed how many followers the kitchen would have or all the encouraging comments it has received.  I will keep making tasty raw food recipes that look as beautiful and appealing as ever.  Thank you to everyone who has commented, subscribed and read the blog!  So we have several ways we are celebrating this year, first, the Bee’s Knees Kitchen now as a fan page on facebook.  So please become a fan so you can be updated on new mouth watering photos and posts.  And second, the beautiful Eva at Uncooking 101 has been so lovely to feature a week of my recipes starting from the 28 February! 

So as a special birthday treat, I would like to present you with a simple dessert, the sweet and tangy Lemon Sweet Cream with Winter Fruit.  This time of the year it is always a challenge with the limited array of  winter fruit available here in frozen Northern Germany.  But the pairing of the sweet, crunchy pomegranate and tangy grapefruit  is perfect for your taste buds with the lemon sweet cream.  So add everything to the blender, pour into jars and top with fruit, and celebrate with us!

Lemon Sweet Cream with Winter Fruit

Lemon Sweet Cream:

  • 1 1/2 c Cashews, soaked for 2 hours and rinsed
  • 1/3 c Lemon juice
  • 1/4 c + 1 tbls Agave Nectar
  • 1/2 c + 1 tbls Filtered Water
  • 2 tbls Coconut Oil, melted
  • 1 tbls Lemon zest

Blend all the ingredients until completely smooth.  Pour into 4 jars, glasses or 1 large bowl and let set  in the fridge for 1 hour.

Winter Fruit topping:

  • 1 Grapefruit, peeled and skin removed
  • 1/3 c Pomegranate Arils

Top each jar, glass or the entire bowl with the grapefruit and sprinkle the pomegranate arils over the top.

Makes 4 cream pots

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13 responses

  1. Charlee

    Happy 1st Birthday! :) So glad I found B’s Kitchen – Thank you!!

    February 18, 2011 at 21:42

    • Carla

      And I’m glad you found us at the Kitchen Charlee!!

      February 18, 2011 at 21:48

  2. Krystal

    Happy Birthday Bees Knees!

    I always look forward to your recipes in my inbox. They’re fantastic and simple, and I can’t wait to try this one out! =D

    Keep up the awesome work!

    ~Krystal~

    February 18, 2011 at 21:46

    • Carla

      Thank you Krystal for the wonderful feedback and kind words!!

      February 18, 2011 at 21:48

  3. Happy anniversary Bees Knees! I adore your blog and tasty creations! I became a fan a few days ago! I saw your tweet! ;)

    February 19, 2011 at 00:09

  4. Gayla

    Carla,
    Congratulations on your one year milestone!!! I am still loving your recipes! Blessings to you throughout year two!

    February 19, 2011 at 02:11

  5. Happy first anniversary Bees Knees. I always enjoy your posts. Thank you for creating incredible recipes that entice others to eat delicious, healthy, vegan meals.

    February 19, 2011 at 03:03

  6. Happy 1st birthday!!! This lemon cream sounds creamy and delicious :)

    February 19, 2011 at 03:48

  7. Happy birthday! I wish you many more successful years to come! :)

    P.S. I made almost the same lemon cream yesterday, I was craving lemons for quite some time and this was the perfect hit!

    February 19, 2011 at 04:58

  8. Maha

    I love your simply yet delicious recipes. Happy 1st Birthday!

    February 21, 2011 at 14:20

  9. herzliche glückwünsche zum geburtstag!
    & wow, das sieht ja wieder lecker aus … sobald ich hier irgendwo rohen agavennektar auftreiben kann, werd ich es ausprobieren!
    liebe grüße aus teneriffa,
    silke

    February 28, 2011 at 08:37

  10. I think I can get all of these things!!!! You are just AWESOME. (Yes, I’m going to keep telling you that OVER and OVER!)

    xxo

    March 1, 2011 at 13:58

  11. Happy belated birthday Bees Knees; I have only just found you but am smitten already! Thank you for the inspiration, you are amazing!!

    March 13, 2011 at 16:33

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