Tortoni, Frozen Almond Cream Dessert

Total Time
4hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 4 hrs

From the Soprano Family Cookbook. The cooking time is actually freezing time. Freeze for at least 4 hours, or overnight.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put the cookies in a small heavy-duty plastic bag and crush them with a heavy object.
  2. There should be about 1/4 cup crumbs.
  3. Combine the cream, confectioners' sugar, vanilla and almond extract in a large chilled bowl.
  4. Beat with a hand-held electric mixer on high speed until the cream holds soft peaks when the beaters are lifted.
  5. In a clean bowl, with clean beaters, beat the egg whites with the salt on low speed until foamy.
  6. Gradually increase the speed and beat until the the whites hold soft peaks.
  7. Fold the whites into the whipped cream.
  8. Spoon the mixture into 8 wine goblets.
  9. Sprinkle the tortoni with the amaretti crumbs.
  10. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for at least 4 hours, or overnight.
  11. Remove from freezer 15 minutes before serving.