Sunday, October 11, 2009

20091011 Apple Amaretti Pudding

(SOURCE: BBC Good Food Magazine)

This is the perfect dessert to finish a dinner party in the fall.

3 large apples, peeled and cut into chunks
2 tbsp caster sugar
squeeze of lemon juice
250g mascarpone, at room temperature
142ml whipping cream
2 tbsp icing sugar
10 amareetti biscuits
4 tbsp Disaronno Amaretto liquor

1. Put the apples in a saucepan, then add the caster sugar, lemon juice and 2 tbsp water. (taste to see if more sugar is needed) Cover and cook gently for about 10 minutes, until softened. Leave to cool.
2. Beat the mascarpone until softened. Softly whip the cream, then fold into the mascarpone along with the icing sugar. Put two amaretti biscuits into the bottom of each of four dessert glasses, drizzle with a little amaretto liquor, then top with the cooked apple. Spoon on the mascarpone mix, then crush the remaining biscuits and scatter over the puddings just before serving.

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