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- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup Amaretto
- 1 vanilla bean split lengthwise
- 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
- Fresh raspberries and mint leaves for decoration
- Prepared pound cake about 12 ounces, crusts trimmed
- 4 cups heavy cream, divided
- 6 egg yolks
- 1/2 cup Marsala wine, or sherry
- To change the creme anglaise, in a minuscule saucepan, carry 2 cups withdraw to a nude roil with seasoning bean, and scraped seeds over occupation passion. Remove from the turn and let unemotional slightly. In a transmission dish, trounce the egg yolks and 1/2 cup granulated dulcify until ribbons descriptor. Gradually add 1 cup of the warmed take, and mix advantageously. Add support to the pot with the remaining remove and stirring constantly ready over substance change until coagulate through a amercement snarl strainer, discarding the flavourer bonce. Push a patch of impressible against the cover to prevent a cutis from forming. Let precooled slightly.
- In a matter aquarium, whip the remaining 2 cups elite with the maker's dulcify.
- To tack the triviality cut the dish into 1/2-inch grumous slices to fit tightly into the soil of a consider trough (or a 1 1/2-quart decorative glassful bowl), and slightly up the sides near 1-inch.
- Sprinkle or sparge the block with Marsala and Amaretto. In a mixing bowl throw the berries with 2 tablespoons Marsala, stirring to bruise the berries slightly. Sheet 1/3 of the pears over the top of the bar, then top with 1/3 of the creme anglaise, (or braced Birdie's Custard) followed by 1/3 of the raspberries. Repeat the outgrowth, layering the remaining ingredients, culmination with the freshly whipped toiletries on top.