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       Title: Chocolate Tortoni
  Categories: Desserts, Fruits, Appetizers, Chocolate
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       2 ea Sq Unsweetened Chocolate          1/4 c  Sugar
       6 oz Semi Sweet Chocolate            2 1/2 c  Whipping Cream
     1/2 c  Chopped almonds                     2 ts Sugar
       4 ea Egg Whites                          1 tb Vanilla
 	1/8 ts Cream of Tartar			   6 oz Chopped Candied Red
    Cherries
     1/8 ts Salt                           
  
   In a microwave oven or over boiling water, melt both kinds of chocolate.
   Set aside to cool. Toast the almonds in a shallow pan in a moderate oven
   (350 degrees) for about 10 minutes. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar
   and salt until foamy white. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup of sugar, 1
   tablespoon at a time, until soft peaks form. Beat two cups of cream in a
   bowl until stiff. Beat in two teaspoons of sugar, the vanilla and melted
   chocolate, blend well. Fold the beaten egg whites, the chopped cherries,
   toasted almonds and the melted semi-sweet chocolate into the whipped cream
   mixture. Small chunks of chocolate may remain. Place paper baking cups in
   24 muffin-pan cups (about 2 inches diameter). Freeze until firm. four
   hours or overnight. Beat remaining 1/2 cup of cream in a small bowl until
   stiff. Garnish each tortoni with a rosette of cream and a candied cherry.
   From The Gazette, 90/12/05
  
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