Tortoni, Frozen Almond Cream Dessert

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READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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