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Queen Bona's Dessert

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Ingredients
  Ladyfingers 8 , split
  Sherry/Rum/brandy 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Toasted blanched almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate square 2 Ounce (2 Pieces)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Walnut halves 4
  Candied cherries 4
Directions

Place ladyfingers on large platter.
Sprinkle with sherry.
Ladyfingers must be only slightly soaked, or they will fall apart.
Grind almonds fine in blender or chop as fine as possible.
Cream butter and sugar together until thoroughly blended.
Melt chocolate in top part of double boiler over hot water.
Beat together milk, egg yolk, and vanilla.
Add mixture to chocolate in double boiler.
Cook over simmering water until smooth, stirring constantly.
Blend in butter-sugar mixture.
Remove from heat.
Beat with rotary beater until smooth.
Cool.
With a broad spatula, place half of ladyfinger halves on serving dish.
Take care not to break.
Carefully pour a thin layer of chocolate cream over ladyfingers.
Cover with remaining ladyfingers.
Cover with remaining chocolate cream.
Decorate with nuts and cherries.
Chill thoroughly.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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