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Espresso Almond Tortoni

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  Amaretti 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Crisp Almond Macaroons, Choose Tiny Ones, Italian Style)
  Lemon peel strip 8 (Yellow Part Only, Each About 1/8 Inch Wide And 3 Inches Long)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Semi sweet chocolate baking chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Espresso 6 Tablespoon (Hot)
  Whipping cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softly whipped

Coarsely crush enough cookies to make 3 tablespoons; set aside.
Tie each strip of peel in a knot; set aside.
In a 1- to 1 1/2-quart pan, stir sugar, water, and chocolate over low heat until choco late melts; stir in almond extract.
Add chocolate mixture to espresso; mix well.
Pour coffee into 6 to 8 espresso cups or demitasse (3- to 4 1/2-oz.size).
Top each serving equally with whipped cream and crushed cookies.
Offer peel to add to coffee, and cookies to nibble.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3492 Calories from Fat 1067

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g188.7%

Saturated Fat 46.9 g234.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 248.6 mg82.9%

Sodium 424.1 mg17.7%

Total Carbohydrates 555 g184.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g33.9%

Sugars 502.3 g

Protein 34 g68.4%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 172%

Calcium 20.8% Iron 3.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Espresso Almond Tortoni Recipe