Biscuit Tortoni


Biscuit Tortoni
First created in southern Italy, tortoni is a tasty chilled dessert that is ideal for hot weather.


        ¾ c. chilled whipping cream

        3 tbsp. sugar

        ½ c. almond macaroon cookie crumbs

        1 tsp. almond extract

        2 tbsp. chopped maraschino cherries

        ¼ c. chopped toasted almonds (optional)


Step 1:
Line 6 muffin or custard cups with paper cupcake liners.

Step 2:
Beat whipping cream and sugar in a chilled bowl until stiff.

Step 3:
Set aside 2 tbsp. macaroon crumbs. Fold rest of crumbs, almond extract, cherries, and almonds into whipped cream.

Step 4:
Spoon mixture into prepared cups and sprinkle with remaining crumbs. Cover with aluminum foil or plastic wrap and freeze until firm (about 4 hours).

Food: Biscuit Tortoni

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