Tartufo @SweetAdvBlogHop #SABH

A tartufo is an Italian truffle made with gelato! The first time I had one was one of those unusual situations.  I was in a town called Chico in California.  I would go to Perche No! for breakfast at times, and one day I was in there for an espresso, when I noticed these little round ball-shaped desserts.  I was told it was a tartufo and I decided to try it out.  It was incredibly delicious.  The best part of a tartufo, you can make them as big or small as you like.  Due to the fact, they are ice cream, you can make them in advance, and they store well!  Perfect for a party or slight indulgences during the year!

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Tartufo

  • 10 maraschino cherries
  • 1 pint almond gelato
  • 20 chocolate cookies
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  1. Place the chocolate cookies in a ziploc bag and crush.
  2. Take equal sized glumps of ice cream and shape around one maraschino cherry.  Once completely covered, put the ice cream ball in the ziploc bag and roll in the cookie crumbs.  If necessary, press crumbs into the ice cream.
  3. Freeze.

Yields: 10

 

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6 thoughts on “Tartufo @SweetAdvBlogHop #SABH

  1. Hi there. The current Food on Friday on Carole’s Chatter is collecting links to posts about ice cream and sorbets – or anything similar like gelato. I do hope you link this in. This is the link . Please do check out some of the other links – there are a lot of good ones already. Have a great week.

  2. Jennifer ,thanks for joining the link up for Food on Friday on Carole’s Chatter. I hope you enjoyed looking at some of the other links. I have been reading them all and must say my ice cream cravings are now almost out of control! Cheers

    Ps I am signing up to follow your blog. A follow back would be great – or maybe you have already?

    Pps If you would like email reminders of future Food on Fridays, just let me know your email address. It will be kept private.

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