Raspberry Rose Ripple Semifreddo

By foodfanatic
August 28, 2012
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Raspberry Rose Ripple Semifreddo

Author Notes: I usually make a Greek yoghurt version of this for a quick weeknight dessertbut when nothing but real deal will do this is my go to summer ice cream recipe. The rosewater can be left out but it's just a hint and adds a dimension most guests can't quite put their finger on. And the possibilities are endless - I substitute the vanilla extract for lemon juice and make a blueberry ripple or a mint infusion with a chocolate ripple and the list goes on...foodfanatic

Serves: 10

  • 4 Large organic eggs
  • 2 Large organic egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup Best quality vanilla extract
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 2 cups Whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 10 wafer cones, to serve
  • 31/2 ounce Bittersweet schocolate, melted, to serve
  • 1 teaspoon rosewater
  1. For the SemifreddoI , combine the eggs, yolks , vanilla and sugar in a heat-proof glass bowl over a pot of simmering water. Beat with a hand-held mixer until pale and thick, about 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and continue to beat until cool, a further 20 minutes.
  2. Beat the cream in a separate bowl until stiff and fold into the egg mixture and add the rosewater. Pour into a container.
  3. For the ripple, blend half of the raspberries in a food processor until smooth.Spoon the blended raspberries and whole raspberries over the SemifreddoI, using a fork to create a ripple effect. Cover and freeze overnight.
  4. To serve, lower the top of each cone into the melted chocolate to coat the rims. Top each come with a scoop of the SemifreddoI and hound out.

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