Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Cartoccini surprise

Serves: 6 people Difficulty ': Easy Preparation time: 50 minutes Ingredients 1kg. of ripe cherries and boiled 6 teaspoons of vanilla sugar 6 tablespoons Cherry Brandy 1 pinch ground cinnamon 6 large scoops of ice cream 12 leaves fresh mint ----------------- PROCEDURE --------- Wash, dry and pitted cherries.

Cut 6 squares of foil 22cm. side. Divide the cherries putting them at the center of each square of paper, each pile sprinkle with a teaspoon of vanilla sugar, a bit 'of cinnamon powder and then moisten with a tablespoon of cherry brandy. Lift the edges of each aluminum foil around the cherries and fold them up in order to obtain cartoccini.

Close them well, making sure to leave plenty of air inside. Cartoccini Arrange on a baking tray and bake in preheated oven at 200 degrees for 20 minutes. Extract the cartoccini from the oven, put them each in a round dish and let cool, open it at the last moment just enough to add a big scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Garnish with 2 fresh mint leaves, close it and serve immediately.

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