Coffee Tortoni

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Author Notes: More like a semifreddo than ice cream, this old fashioned dessert always pleases.nykavi


Serves 6

  • 2 Egg Whites at room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 cups Cream
  • 4-5 tablespoons Cafe Bustelo Instant Coffee granules
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Kahlua
  • 1/4 cup Sliced Almonds
  • 1/4 cup Desiccated Coconut
  1. Place a nonstick pan over medium flame. Add almonds to pan and dry roast till golden brown. Keep aside to cool.
  2. Dry roast desiccated coconut till golden brown. Add to almonds and let the mix cool. It needs to be at room temperature when added to the cream.
  3. Gradually add 4 tablespoons of sugar into egg whites and continue beating till stiff. Place egg whites in freezer till for 15 minutes.
  4. Whip cream till thick and fluffy in a deep bowl. This should take 3-5 minutes.
  5. Fold coffee granules, sugar and Kahlua to cream with a spatula.
  6. Remove egg whites from freezer and gently fold into cream till all whites are mixed in.
  7. Fold in half the almond coconut mix to cream.
  8. Scrape cream into a glass freezer proof bowl.
  9. Scatter remaining almond coconut mix over cream. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze 4-6 hours till firm.

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