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Zuppa Inglese

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  Milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3 , slightly beaten
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sponge cake layers 36 Ounce (3 Packages, 12 Ounces Each, 6 Inch In Diameter)
  Light rum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced candied mixed fruit 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Candied pineapple slices 6 (Red And Green Colored)

Scald milk with butter in top part of double boiler over simmering water.
Mix 3/4 cup sugar, the cornstarch and salt in bowl and stir in some of hot milk.
Stir back into milk in double boiler and cook, stirring until thickened.
Cover and cook, stirring occasionally about 10 minutes.
Stir small amount of mixture into eggs, then put back in double boiler, stirring.
Cook, stirring about 5 minutes longer.
Remove from heat, add vanilla and cool.
Spread small amount of custard in thin layer in 10" x 4" loose-bottomed tube pan.
Tear off 2" chunks of cake and arrange in a layer on custard.
Sprinkle with about 2 tablespoons rum and small amount of candied fruit.
Repeat until pan is full and all ingredients are used, pressing each layer down with spatula to avoid empty spaces.
Chill overnight, then loosen sides with spatula and unmold on large cake plate.
Whip cream and sweeten with 1/2 cup sugar.
Swirl on top and sides of cake and decorate with flowers made of strips of candied pineapple.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8591 Calories from Fat 2568

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 286 g440.4%

Saturated Fat 163.4 g817%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2520.1 mg840%

Sodium 4689.1 mg195.4%

Total Carbohydrates 1351 g450.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.8%

Sugars 1032.1 g

Protein 115 g229.3%

Vitamin A 229.5% Vitamin C 4.8%

Calcium 220.8% Iron 176.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Zuppa Inglese Recipe