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Mrs Pingu

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Recipe: Amaretti Cassata (ice cream)
« on: June 30, 2008, 06:22:30 pm »
3 tbsp Amaretto
100g / 4oz whole glacé cherries
25g / 1oz chopped mixed peel
500g mascarpone
3 medium eggs, separated
25g / 1 oz chopped dark chocolate
25g / 1 oz shelled chopped pistachios
75g / 3oz caster sugar
75g / 3oz Amaretti biscuits, lightly crushed
(these can be either the crunchy old school Amarettis or the Amaretti 'morbidi' which are soft - your preference)

Pour Amaretto over cherries & peel & leave for 15 mins.
Beat mascarpone & egg yolks til thick. Stir in cherries, peel & booze. Add chocolate & nuts.
Whisk egg whites & sugar until stiff & glossy (!), fold into mascarpone mixture.
Line 2lb loaf tin with cling film,
Spoon half the mixture into the lined tin, cover with half the crushed biscuits and repeat.
Freeze til firm & then cut into slices to serve.

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