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                             Chocolate Tortoni
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Chocolate
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      Sq            Unsweetened Chocolate
    6      oz            Semi Sweet Chocolate
      1/2  c             Chopped almonds
    4                    Egg Whites
      1/8  t             Cream of Tartar
      1/8  t             Salt
      1/4  c             Sugar
    2 1/2  c             Whipping Cream
    2      ts            Sugar
    1      tb            Vanilla
    6      oz            Chopped Candied Red Cherries
   In a microwave oven or over boiling water, melt both kinds of chocolate.
   Set aside to cool. Toast the almonds in a shallow pan in a moderate oven
   (350 degrees) for about 10 minutes. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar
   and salt until foamy white. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup of sugar, 1
   tablespoon at a time, until soft peaks form. Beat two cups of cream in a
   bowl until stiff. Beat in two teaspoons of sugar, the vanilla and melted
   chocolate, blend well. Fold the beaten egg whites, the chopped cherries,
   toasted almonds and the melted semi-sweet chocolate into the whipped cream
   mixture. Small chunks of chocolate may remain. Place paper baking cups in
   24 muffin-pan cups (about 2 inches diameter). Freeze until firm. four hours
   or overnight. Beat remaining 1/2 cup of cream in a small bowl until stiff.
   Garnish each tortoni with a rosette of cream and a candied cherry.
   From The Gazette, 90/12/05
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