Almendrado Dessert

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Serves: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 pkg unflavored gelatin
1/4 c cold water
5 large egg whites
3/4 c granulated sugar
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/4 tsp grated lemon peel
red and green food coloring
ALMOND CUSTARD SAUCE:
5 large egg yolks
1/4 c granulated sugar
2 c milk
1/4 tsp grated lemon peel
1/4 tsp almond extract
3/4 c slivered almonds

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Pat Duran Recipe
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Las Vegas, NV (pop. 583,756)
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Member Since Aug 2011
Pat's notes for this recipe:
For this recipe use the basic dessert crepe. This is a layered crepe dessert served with almond custard sauce on top.Makes a great presentation.
Great recipe for Cinco de Mayo.
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Directions

1
Make Basic Dessert Crepes. Keep warm in oven.
Soften gelatin in cold water. Dissolve over hot water. Separate eggs( reserve yolks for sauce below).
Place egg whites in large mixing bowl, add gelatin mixture; beat mixture until a thick white foam is formed. Continue beating and gradually add sugar, 1 Tablespoon at a time about 1 minute.
2
Fold in almond extract and lemon peel.Remove 1/3 of the mixture to a small bowl, and another 1/3 to another bowl. Tint one with green food coloring and the other with pink food coloring.Chill the 3 bowl for about 4 to 6 hours.
3
To serve, place a dessert crepe flat on serving platter, top with 1/2 the green mixture. Place another crepe on top, and top it with 1/2 the white mixture, repeat with the pink. Continue with the crepes and mixtures in the same order ending with the pink mixture.
Top with Almond Custard sauce. Cut into wedges to serve.
4
Almond Custard Sauce:
Place the first 4 ingredients in the top of double boiler. Cook over gently simmering water until mixture coats the back of a metal spoon.
Add the remaining ingredients.
To cool. set in cold water and stir. Spoon on top of Almendrado.
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user Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Jun 14, 2012
YES....you always provide!
This is a keeper...Nancy
user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Jun 15, 2012
Thanks Nancy always glad to read your comments. Hugs, Pat
user Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Jun 15, 2012
If and when I get to Las Vegas..I want to look you up..
I will be going to San Diego again in AUG.!!
Will finally see my first grandson after 30 years! he is now 40!!!
AND my first great grandson...he is 18, and I have never seen him.....!!
I am very happy this is going to be soon!!!.They both lived so far away..........We ALL will be at my daughter-in- laws...
I was just there 2 months AGO... ..
.i DO GET CARRIED AWAY...
SORRY.
i JUST POSTED ANOTHER COOKBOOK......hUGS, nANCY
hOPE YOU HAVE A GREAT DAY....hUGS, nANCY

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