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Sweet Almond Cream Dessert Recipe

Sweet Almond Cream Dessert Recipe

Sweet Almond Cream Dessert Recipe

Almonds are another favorite ingredient for desserts on northern Chinese menus. They are among the most nutritionally—containing most of the essential amino acids, fatty acids and plenty of calcium and magnesium. They are also easy to digest and do not acidify the digestive system, as most other nuts do.

Ingredients :

    • 150 g (11/2 cups) blanched almonds
    • 51/4 cups (1.25 liters) water
    • 100 g (1/2 cup) sugar
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) cream (or substitute evaporated milk or coconut cream)
    • 2 teaspoons cornflour dissolved in 2 tablespoons water

Method :

    1. Put the almonds in an oven on low heat for about 15 minutes until they are completely dry, but do not change color, then grind them in a food processor or coffee grinder.
    2. Bring the water to a boil, add the sugar and the ground almond, stir continuously until the water returns to a boil, then add the cornflour mixture and stir continuously for 4 more minutes. Add the cream and stir well. Serve hot or chilled.

Serves 4–6
Preparation time : 15 mins
Cooking time : 20 mins