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Classic Coffee Tortoni

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Toasted wheat germ 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped toasted almonds 3 Tablespoon
  Chilled whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Instant coffee 2 Tablespoon
  Sherry/Rum 2 Tablespoon
  Egg white 1 , beaten to soft peaks
  Maraschino cherries 4 , halved
Directions

1. Melt butter in a saucepan and stir in sugar. Cook over medium heat until bubbly.
2. Stir in wheat germ and almonds, mixing well. Remove from heat; spread out to cool on waxed paper.
3. Beat whipping cream, confectioners' sugar, and coffee until soft peaks are formed. Fold in 3/4 cup of wheat germ mixture, the sherry, and beaten egg white.
4. Spoon into 8 paper baking cups set in muffin-pan wells. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup wheat germ mixture over all, and top each with a cherry half. Freeze until firm

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Everyday

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