Thursday, June 7, 2012

Cherry and custard dolce recipe

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The home of Tasty Food Recipes invites you to try Cherry and custard dolce recipe. Enjoy my collection of delicious food recipes and learn how to make Cherry and custard dolce .

The ideal end to any Italian feast is 'dolce' - sweets - and it sure is the sweet life when you indulge in this creamy, custardy dessert

Preparation Time
30 minutes

Ingredients (serves 8)
375ml (1 1/2 cups) freshly brewed espresso coffee
250ml (1 cup) water
185ml (3/4 cup) amaretto liqueur
300ml ctn thickened cream
4 eggs, separated
140g (2/3 cup) caster sugar
2 x 250g ctns mascarpone
300g pkt frozen pitted cherries, thawed (see note)
2 x 250g pkts savoiardi (sponge finger biscuits)
80g 70% cocoa dark chocolate, coarsely grated

Combine coffee, water and 125ml (1/2 cup) amaretto in a bowl. Set aside to cool.

Use an electric beater to beat the cream in a large bowl until firm peaks form.

Use a clean electric beater to beat the egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl until thick and creamy. Use a metal spoon to gently fold in the cream, mascarpone and remaining amaretto.

Use a clean electric beater to beat the egg whites in a bowl until soft peaks form. Gently fold into the cream mixture.

Reserve one-third of cherries. Halve remaining cherries. Dip biscuits in the coffee mixture to coat. Arrange one-third of the biscuits over the base of a 3L (12-cup) capacity glass serving dish. Top with one-third of the mascarpone mixture, half the cherry and one-third of the chocolate. Top with half the remaining biscuits, the remaining cherry and half the remaining chocolate. Top with the remaining biscuits and mascarpone mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 6 hours or overnight. Top with the reserved cherries. Sprinkle with the remaining chocolate.

If frozen pitted cherries are unavailable, use frozen raspberries.

Good Taste - August 2010, Page 104
Recipe by Miranda Farr

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