Jessica M. Paul:
Sometimes, you just need dessert - you just crave it. But since I'm trying really hard to limit my sugar intake, I'm always on the hunt for a dessert...
If you're looking for a new dessert recipe that's both refreshing and palate-cleansing, Biancomangiare is the Italian dessert recipe that's in your corner whenever you need it. A delicate treat, this simple pudding-like dessert claims ancient roots in Sicily, where native almonds make their presence known and tasted in a most delicate fashion.
You might need to give yourself a bit of extra time to work out this delicious classic Sicilian dessert recipe as it does involve chilling time in the fridge, and setting time for the gelatin, but boy, the end result is way worth the effort and we're pretty sure your dinner guests will feel the same way as they devour your dessert dish.
Any way you slice it, your classic dessert conclusion is a sealed winner when you make this amazing traditional Italian dessert recipe! Curious what wines match up with this classic Italian almond dessert? Check out some Wine Selections for more ideas on how to pair a perfect wine and end your meal on a top note.
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for 4 servings
Melt the almond paste with 150 ml of milk over a gentle heat until it is completely uniform.
Remove from the heat and add the gelatine sheets, previously tempered in cold water.
In a saucepan put 100 ml of milk with 5 gr of agar agar, mix with a whisk until you get a dense mixture, to be combined with hot milk and almond paste prepared previously.
Add the remaining milk and leave to cool until you obtain the consistency of a soft pudding.
Whip the cream until stiff.
Gently add the whipped cream to the mixture.
Place in a mold (individual or single, as you like. Store in the refrigerator)
Jessica M. Paul Monday 17th of May 2021
Light and quick
Sometimes, you just need dessert - you just crave it. But since I'm trying really hard to limit my sugar intake, I'm always on the hunt for a dessert that I don't have to feel guilty about but that satisfies. Biancomangiare does all of that, and more. It reminds me vividly of being in Sicily, and what's not to love about that?