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  Slivered almonds 3 Ounce (3/4 Cup)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , lightly beaten
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon zest 1 Tablespoon
  Sweet vermouth 6 Tablespoon
  Dark rum 6 Tablespoon
  Ladyfingers/Champagne biscuits 4 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package)
  Apricot preserves 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spread almonds on a cookie sheet and toast in oven 5 to 7 minutes, until evenly browned, shaking pan several times.
2. In a medium saucepan, whisk together milk, egg yolks, sugar, flour, salt, and lemon zest until blended. Cook over medium-low heat, stining, 8 to 10 minutes, or until medium thick. Do not allow to boil at any time. Remove from heat and cool.
3. In a small bowl, combine vermouth and rum. Place one third of the lady-fingers in a glass bowl and sprinkle them with 1/4 cup of the liquors. Dot with one third of the apricot jam and pour one third of the custard over top. Repeat layers, finishing with custard. Top with toasted almonds. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1819 Calories from Fat 596

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g106.4%

Saturated Fat 16 g79.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 600.5 mg200.2%

Sodium 464.2 mg19.3%

Total Carbohydrates 203 g67.7%

Dietary Fiber 16.8 g67.2%

Sugars 137 g

Protein 46 g91.5%

Vitamin A 43% Vitamin C 132.5%

Calcium 92.8% Iron 41.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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