Bisque Tortoni

Bisque Tortoni

Bisque Tortoni

From my story “My Italian Grandma

The Ingredients

1 cup heavy cream, whipped

½ cup plus 2 tablespoons finely crumbled almond macaroons or Amaretti cookies

¼ cup sifted confectioner’s sugar

1 stiffly beaten egg white

1 tablespoon sherry, vanilla, or Amaretto liqueur

 The Process

 In a large bowl fold ½ cup of the cookie crumbs, confectioner’s sugar, egg white, and liqueur into the whipped cream.

Spoon or pipe the mixture into 2 ¾” (2 ounce) ramekins. Sprinkle with remaining cookie crumbs, and freeze for several hours.

Defrost for approximately 5 minutes before serving.

Yield: four desserts.

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