Dark Chocolate Semifreddo with Crispy Hazelnuts

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10Ingredients
190Calories
40Minutes

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Ingredients

  • 120 grams dark chocolate (70% cocoa)
  • 2 egg whites
  • heavy whipping cream (25 cl.)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 40 grams hazelnuts
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 80 grams dark chocolate (70% cocoa)
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon Nutella

Directions

  1. Melt the chocolate in the microwave, 20 seconds at a time, until melted, stirring with a spoon whenever. Set aside
  2. With an electric mixer, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  3. In another bowl, whip the cream until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  4. In another bowl, beat the yolks and sugar until pale, add the melted chocolate and mix well until smooth.
  5. Gently fold in the egg whites using a rubber spatula.
  6. Then finish by folding in the whipped cream.
  7. Pour the batter into 10 cupcake tins or a cake pan.
  8. Store in the freezer at least overnight.
  9. Remove the semifreddo, unmold it and leave it at room temperature for at least 15 minutes before serving.
  10. In a small frying pan toast the hazelnuts for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly.
  11. Add sugar directly into the pan, it will melt very quickly and turn into caramel.
  12. Mix well so that it coats the nuts.
  13. Remove from heat and place them on a piece wax paper and let cool and harden.
  14. Separate with fingers when they are cold.
  15. To make the sauce, in a small saucepan, melt the chocolate with the milk over low heat and mix with a wooden spoon until smooth, add the Nutella.
  16. To serve, let the sauce cool a little. Drizzle sauce on each dessert and sprinkle with hazelnuts.
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NutritionView more

190Calories
Sodium1%DV20mg
Fat15%DV10g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs7%DV22g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories190Calories from Fat90
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat10g15%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol45mg15%
Sodium20mg1%
Potassium170mg5%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat90
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate22g7%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars18g36%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Marcella B. 1 Jul 2015
It’s kind of like gelato, but this Italian treat is sliceable. This is great for my large family. I love the hazelnuts and the dark chocolate together. This is something you certainly cannot buy at any ice cream shops in the US.