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Almond Trifles

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Ingredients
  Amaretti cookies 8 , crushed
  Amaretto 4 Tablespoon
  Brandy/Amaretto liqueur 4 Tablespoon
  Raspberries 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Low fat custard 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), canned
  Canned low fat custard 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Ricotta 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Low Fat)
  Low fat ricotta cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Almonds 2 Tablespoon, slivered
  Slivered almonds 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon, toasted
  Unsweetened cocoa 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In 4 dessert glasses, line the botton with Amaretti biscuts in equal proportions.
2) Sprinkle the brandy over them and let stand for 30 minutes or until mushy and soft.

MAKING
3) Layer raspberries over cookies and reserve few for garnish.
4) Spoon custard over raspberries just to cover them.
5) Combine ricotta and almond extarct together and mix well.
6) Spoon the mixture over custard and make the topping smooth.
7) Let the dessert glasses chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

SERVING
8) Just before serving sprinkle toasted almonds over trifles and dust with cocoa.
9) Decorate it with reserved raspberries and serve chilled immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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