Cherry Almond Cream
|Cream fondant||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Cherry flavoring||4 Drop|
|Chopped almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Toasted)|
|Chopped candied red cherries||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Dark chocolate confectioners coating||1 Pound|
Prepare Royal Cream Fondant as directed, except after fondant has cooled till slightly warm make indentation in fondant and add the almond extract; cherry flavoring; and food coloring, if desired.
Continue beating and allow to ripen as directed.
Knead almonds and cherries into ripened fondant.
(If mixture is sticky, add sifted powdered sugar to fondant, 1 tablespoon at a time, and coat hands with powdered sugar.) Shape candy into 1 inch balls.
Place on baking sheet lined with waxed paper.
Let stand at room temperature, uncovered, for at least 1 hour or till a crust forms over surface of the candies.
Dip candies in melted confectioners' coating.
Place dipped candies on baking sheets lined with waxed paper or on a marble slab till dry and set.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3355 Calories from Fat 1702
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 188 g288.9%
Saturated Fat 108.1 g540.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 14.2 mg0.6%
Total Carbohydrates 383 g127.6%
Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.8%
Sugars 318.3 g
Protein 47 g93.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium 18.4% Iron 12.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet