They contain no sugar, except for the sweetened condensed milk- and yet taste very rich.
1 cvanilla wafers cookies
1 canimal cracker cookies,no frosting
1 cpistachio nuts
14 ozcan sweetened condensed milk
3/4 cbutter, softened
8 tspcocoa, unsweetened
4 Tbspbrandy or cognac or rum (may use fruit juice)
How to Make Kartoschka Cakes
- Mince cookies and nuts in a food processor into a coarse powder. Set aside.
In a medium bowl Mix together the sweetened condensed milk and soft butter until smooth. Add cocoa and brandy(or juice).
- Add cookie/nut mixture with the milk and butter mixture and mix until smooth.
Chill for 30 minutes.
- Pinch off a small amount of dough and form into small cake in the form of a little potato says Galena- I say like one of the mounds candy bar pieces- just a little smaller.
- Decorate as you wish with chocolate or vanilla mousse. (frosting)
Cover cakes carefully with plastic and chill for 5-6 hours.
I hope you enjoy these- especially great at Easter.