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Zuccotto

Looking for a new way to satisfy your sweet tooth? Try Zuccotto, an Italian dessert made with custard, chocolate, and a decadent layer of gelato!

May 11th, 2017

Chef Christian Pritchard

This recipe features Aurora Importing and Distributing products and was originally created by Chef Christian Pritchard in celebration of Italian Heritage Month in June.

Looking for a new way to satisfy your sweet tooth? Try Zuccotto, an Italian dessert made with custard, chocolate, and a decadent layer of gelato!
Servings
4-6
Prep Time
3 hours, 15 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 lb (450 g) chocolate loaf, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb (450 g) Devon custard
  • 8 Baci chocolates
  • 1-1/2 cups (355mL / 510 g) of Bacio Gelato
  • 6-8 Loacker fondante dark chocolate biscuits
  • Icing sugar (to top)
Directions
  1. Line two medium soup bowls with plastic wrap, wrapping up and over the edge of the bowl. Line inside of bowl with slices of chocolate loaf.

  2. Spoon custard into bottom of bowl. Cut 4 chocolates in half and place on top of custard until roughly covered. Layer gelato on top of chocolate until covered. Place biscuits on top of ice cream. Layer remaining custard on top of biscuits. Put remaining pieces of chocolate loaf on top.

  3. Cover bowl and gently press down. Put in freezer for at least three hours. Once frozen, pull zuccotto out of bowl and place on plate.

  4. Top with honey, crushed chocolate and powdered sugar. Serve immediately.

Zuccotto
Aurora Importing and Distributing

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