Amaretti With Chocolate Mascarpone

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Rich and delicious. One of Angelo's creations. Cook time is a guess and includes chill time. I've never made this personally but have eaten it when Angelo made it and it was great.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup amaretti cookie, finely chopped
  • 14 cup rum
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 14 cup cocoa
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 14 cup marsala wine (real wine, not cooking wine)
  • 12 cup whipped cream
  • 34 cup toasted almond, sliced

Directions

  1. Spread out the chopped amaretti cookies on wax paper.
  2. Sprinkle the rum over cookies to evenly coat.
  3. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Pour into small saucepan and place in larger saucepan half filled with boiling water.
  6. (or double boiler if you have one).
  7. Whisk mixture, adding almond extract, cocoa and mascarpone.
  8. Whisk until ribbons form when you pull up the whisk.
  9. Beat until smooth.
  10. Slowly add wine and whisk until mixture thickens.
  11. Remove from heat and chill at least 30 minutes.
  12. When ready, put a tablespoon of cookie mixture on the bottom of a serving bowl.
  13. Spoon in mascarpone mixture.
  14. Add another tablespoon of cookie mixture.
  15. Top with a dollop of whipped cream and sliced almonds.
  16. Serve.

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