Dessert

SemiFreddo

Lemon SemiFreddo

Guest post from Chef Rivas: A semifreddo takes a little more skill and technique to make, but at the same time people will be overly impressed when you serve a Semifreddo. It’s HOT, DAM HOT! And to quote Robin Williams “it’s so damn hot a person in orange busted into flames. In fact, we doing some “crotch-pot” cooking down here”~ Good…

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Chocolate Almond Bacon Bars

INGREDIENTS 1 cup heavy cream 10 OZ dark chocolate 4 OZ blanched Marcona almonds, crushed Heat cream until almost boiling. Melt dark chocolate in a double boiler. Remove from heat and combine with cream. Fold in almonds, pour mixture onto baking sheet and freeze until set. . INGREDIENTS pt. 2 1/2 cup heavy cream 10 OZ white chocolate 12-OZ package…

Chocolate Raspberry Pudding

Image via Wikipedia . . 5 TBSP unsweetened cocoa 1 OZ semisweet chocolate, grated 1 OZ white chocolate, grated 1/2 cup sugar or Splenda 1/2 TSP salt 1-1/2 TBSP corn starch 1/8 cup warm milk 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 TSP vanilla 1/2 TBSP Raspberry Liqueur In a small bowl, mix together milk, sugar, salt, cocoa, cornstarch until it makes…

Créme Fraîche

Image via Wikipedia INGREDIENTS 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup buttermilk Warm cream in heavy small saucepan to lukewarm temp. (about 85 degrees). Remove from heat and mix in buttermilk. Put the mixture into a clean glass jar. Leave jar open and cover with a piece of waxed paper fastened with a rubber band. Let stand in warm area…

Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake

6 chocolate wafers, finely crushed 1-1/2 cups light process cream cheese product 1 cup sugar 1 cup 1% cottage cheese 1/4 cup plus 2 TBSP unsweetened cocoa 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup amaretto 1 TSP vanilla extract 1/4 TSP salt 1 egg 2 TBSP semisweet chocolate mini-morsels Sprinkle chocolate wafer crumbs in bottoms of 7-inch springform pan. Sed aside.…

Aunt Charlotte’s Apple Flambé

Image via Wikipedia 3 LB apples such as Fuji 2 cups sugar 2 TBSP Sherry 1/4 cup margarine 1/3 cup Brandy 2 cups dry bread crumbs Pare apples, halve and seed, thinly slice. Place slices in a bowl; add 1/3 cup sugar and Sherry. Cover; let stand 2 hours, turning occasionally. In buttered shallow baking dish, place layer of apples,…

Chocolate Fettucine, Berries Flambé à la mode

. . INGREDIENTS FOR FETTUCINE 2 TBSP Cocoa 2 TBSP Hot Water 2 TBSP Sugar 2 eggs, beaten ½ cup strong pasta flour INGREDIENTS FOR BERRIES 1 QT. Raspberries or Strawberries, cleaned, stems removed ¼ cup sugar 1 TSP salt 2 TBSP butter FINALE 2 QTs boiling water 1 cup sugar 1 TBSP butter ¼ cup brandy or cognac 1…

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