Spumoni – Part 3 – A delicious easy recipe

Well, I’m sure you’ve already decided that while spumoni could very well be a delicious Italian dessert, it’s a LOT of work. I wanted to provide a reasonably authentic recipe for this delicious dessert for those who wanted to hone their cooking skills. However, the tedious and time-consuming recipe listed in the previous post is not one that everyone is interested in trying.

With this in mind, I searched for a simpler, more user-friendly recipe that would allow more people to try spumoni without the heavy investment of time, energy, and skill. The recipe I bring you today will be easier and faster to prepare and offers the opportunity to be selective in the ingredients for those who are conscious of fats, calories and carbohydrates.

easy foam

  • Divide a half gallon of vanilla ice cream into 2 parts, 1 quart each.
  • I need 1 liter of chocolate ice cream
  • 1 bottle of maraschino cherries
  • rum flavoring
  • 1 packet instant pistachio pudding
  • almond flavoring
  • sliced ​​almonds

for the first layer:

  • Cut the maraschino cherries into thin slices and line the bottom of a square pan with them.
  • Add rum flavoring to your personal taste to a serving of softened vanilla ice cream.
  • Spread this mixture over the thinly sliced ​​cherries in the square pan.
  • Freeze this mixture.

For the second layer:

  • After the first layer has frozen for several hours, take the remaining portion of the vanilla ice cream and allow it to soften.
  • Mix half of the package of pistachio pudding with the softened ice cream.
  • Spread this mixture over the cherry-vanilla mixture and freeze for several hours.

For the third layer:

  • Add almond aroma to taste of softened chocolate ice cream.
  • Spread this chocolate mixture over the two vanilla mixtures.
  • Place the sliced ​​almonds on top of the chocolate ice cream.
  • Let the entire mixture freeze for several hours.
  • Serve as you would regular ice cream.

Enjoy this easiest recipe for this delicious Italian Dessert. Feel free to substitute reduced-fat or no sugar added ice cream if you wish to meet the dietary needs of your friends and family…or if you’re feeling brave…if you’re feeling REALLY brave…try the REAL recipe. …either way, your guests will be amazed when you serve this beautiful and tasty Italian Dessert. Have fun with this recipe and create your own variations and add your own twist. The fun of cooking lies largely in your ability to use your imagination to make it “yours.” I’ve found that once you start “winging it,” you’ll be hooked for life!

One note: Spumoni usually has claret sauce drizzled on top. I found the following recipe:

Boil 1 cup of sugar and 1/4 cup of water for 8 minutes; cool slightly and add 1/3 cup claret or light red wine.

Bon Appetite!

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