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A delicious dessert with layer of biscuit, faluda and whipped cream
Published On: 07 Apr 2005
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hindi: Cheeni / Shakkar
Crush marie biscuits finely in a food processor or with a rolling pin.
Spread over the base of a casserole dish.
Sprinkle lightly with a little of the milk.
Mix together 1/4 cup of milk and agar agar powder. Set it aside.
Place remaining milk and 8 tbsp of sugar into a heavy based saucepan and bring to boil, stirring often.
Once it begins to boil, add agar agar mixture and cook for a minute, stirring all the time.
Remove from heat.
Add 1 cup of the fresh cream, the essence and enough colouring to tint the mixture a pale green.
Leave to cool at room temperature, till mixture just starts to thicken (this may take almost an hour).
Gently place ladle fulls of mixture over the biscuit taking care that the biscuit mixture does not float to the top.
Refrigerate for a few hours.
Once it has set, whip remaining cream with powdered sugar, till stiff.
Pipe cream attractively over the dessert and sprinkle with crushed peppermint crisp chocolate and mint springs.
:- Serve chilled.
:- You can make this any flavour you want and change the colouring accordingly. For example, use raspberry or strawberry essence and tint the mixture pink instead of green!
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