Almond Nougat Semifreddo With Bittersweet Chocolate Sauce (semifreddo Al Torrone)


  • Ice
  • 3 large eggs, separated (see Notes)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup hot milk (about 125°)
  • 2 cups (about 7 oz.) finely chopped or crushed Italian torrone classico (almond nougat; see Notes), divided
  • 2 tablespoons almond-flavored liqueur, such as amaretto
  • 1/4 cup (1 1/2 oz.) finely chopped bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 3/4 cups whipping cream, divided
  • 1/4 pound coarsely chopped bittersweet chocolate


Torrone (hard Almond Nougat) Is An Italian Specialty And One Of Many Confections Associated With The Christmas Feast. Most Calabrian Families Eat It Unadorned; Rosetta Costantino Chops It And Then Folds It Into A Semifreddo—a Frozen Custard Dessert Simi

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