Plan Your Holiday With Mezzaluna Fine Catering Semifreddo Recipe

Plan Your Holiday With Mezzaluna Fine Catering Semifreddo Recipe

Peppermint Semifreddo for Your Portland Holiday Party

Mezzaluna Fine Catering Semifreddo RecipeServes 6

INGREDIENTS

½ cup                    Crushed candy canes (can do in a food processor)
1 ½ cups              Heavy cream
3 large                   Eggs, separated
9 tbspns.              Sugar
6 tbspns.              Peppermint liqueur

PROCEDURE

  1. Place cream in a mixer bowl, add 5 tbspns. crushed candy and whip until stiff peaks form. Chill until ready to use. Chill until ready to use.
  2. In a large metal bowl, set over a pan of simmering water, whisk egg yolks and 3 tbspns sugar until pale in color.  Add liqueur; whisk vigorously until mixture is thick, 3-5 minutes.  Cool in refrigerator
  3. In a heatproof bowl of electric mixer, set over a pan of simmering water, whisk eggs whites and remaining 6 tbspns. Sugar until sugar dissolves and mixture is warm to the touch, about 2 minutes. Attach bowl to mixer, and beat until stiff and glossy peaks form.
  4. Fold egg white mixture into the egg-yolk mixture one-third at a time. Fold in the whipped cream mixture.
  5. Spoon mixture into six serving dishes, like martini goblets, layering it with reserved candy cane.  Freeze until firm at least 2 hours or overnight.
  6. Garnish with crushed candy cane and warmed hot fudge on the side.

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