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Almond Congealed Dessert

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Did you always want to make an exotic dessert at home? Here is the almond congealed dessert recipe that promises to make your day. A step by step guide to making a delicious treat.
Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 5 (separated)
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Green food coloring 2 Drop
  Red food coloring 2 Drop
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Add gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
2) When softened, dissolve in 3/4 cup boiling water.
3) Refrigerate till the mix thickens.
4) Beat the egg whites with 1/4 teaspoon salt, till soft peaks.
5) Slowly add in 3/4 cup sugar.
6) Beat till stiff peaks.
7) Add in the gelatin mixture, almond extract, and 1/4 cup almonds.
8) Beat well till blended.
9) Divide the mix into 3 parts; tint 1 part green and 1 part pink with food coloring.
10) Leave 1 part untinted.
11) Sprinkle the remaining almonds over the bottom of a wet 2-quart mold.
12) Spread a green layer over the almonds.
13) Top with white a layer and then with a pink layer.
14) Refrigerate till firm.
15) Beat the egg yolks with 1/2 cup milk, remaining sugar, vanilla, and a dash of salt.
16) Scald the rest of the milk.
17) Gradually add and stir the egg yolks into the milk .
18) Cook over hot water, stirring constantly, till the mix coats the back of a wooden spoon.
19) Refrigerate.
20) Unmold the gelatin.

SERVING
21) Serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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