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Apricots with Amaretti Cookies and Mascarpone

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Categories: Entertaining, Quick to fix, Sweet
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

This recipe is simple, delicious, and perfect for a tasty dessert.

Prep Time: 15M

Serves: Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 8 Amaretti cookies
  • 7oz (200g) mascarpone cheese
  • 16 ripe apricots, halved and pitted
  • handful of blanched almonds, halved
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Directions:

  1. Lightly crush the Amaretti with a rolling pin, then divide among 4 individual glass dishes. Lightly whip the mascarpone with a wooden spoon until smooth and thick.
  2. Layer the apricots and mascarpone on top of the Amaretti, finishing with a layer of mascarpone. Sprinkle with the almonds and serve.
Tips:
  • Cheat...Buy toasted chopped nuts and scatter over the apricots to serve.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Illustrated Quick Cook.
Copyright © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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