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Apricot dessert with Amaretto liqueur

June 14, 2014
Author Notes

I had this dessert at a dinner party, hosted by my friend Maryann. She gave me this recipe. —elena antoniou

  • Serves 8
Ingredients
  • Apricot topping
  • 500 grams fesh apricots
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Amaretto liqueur
  • Cream
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup crushed almonds or pistachio nuts
  • 2 tablespoons Amaretto liqueur
  • Pinch of salt
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In a pan put the fresh apricots with the sugar and a few tablespoons of water, and let it stand for 10 minutes, before boiling.
  2. Cook the apricots for 5 minutes and let them cool.
  3. Dilute the rice flour in 1 cup of milk, until there are no lumps. Add the rest of the milk and the sugar, and pour everything in a pan.
  4. Stir continually over low heat, until there are bubbles. Add the Amaretto and 1/2 cup nuts.
  5. Pour in a shallow 25cm serving dish. When cooled, spread the apricot preserve on top.
  6. Sprinkle the rest of the nuts and refrigerate.

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