Asti Spumante Semifreddo

Title: Asti Spumante Semifreddo
Categories: Taste, Ice cream
Yield: 4 Servings

1 c Asti Spumante (sparkling
1/2 ts Gelatin
3 Egg yolks
3 1/2 tb Sugar
1/2 c Heavy cream

Recipe By : Taste Show # TS4740

In a saucepan over high heat, reduce Asti Spumante to 1/4 cup. Set aside.
Combine gelatin with 2 tablespoons of cold water, set aside to soften.

Create a double boiler by setting a stainless steel bowl on top of a
saucepan half-filled with barely simmering water over low heat. Whisk
together yolks and sugar rapidly for 6 minutes, or until the yolks volume
has doubled and their color has lightened. Whisk gelatin into warm
sparkling wine. Whisk the mixture into the whipped yolks and place in the
refrigerator to cool. In a separate chilled bowl, whip heavy cream to stiff
peaks. When the wine mixture is cool to touch, fold in whipped cream until
smooth and thoroughly combined. Place mixture in a sealed container and
freeze for at least 2 hours before serving.

Serve warmed fruit compote — apricot, peaches or nectarines — in pretty
glass dishes. Spoon semifreddo onto fruit. Garnish with mint sprigs and

Yield: 4 servings

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