Coeur a la creme

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
8 ounces Cream cheese, softened
8 ounces Fresh ricotta
pinch Salt
1 cup Well-chilled heavy cream
3 tablespoons Confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon Grated lemon peel, or to
1½ teaspoon Vanilla
Dried apricot and raisin
Sauce with Galiano
As an accompaniment (recipe
1 large Or 8 small coeur a la creme

In a large bowl combine well the cream cheese, ricotta, salt, sugar, lemon peel and vanilla.

Fold in the heavy cream which has been beaten until soft peaks have formed.

Wet cheese cloth and squeeze out excess moisture. Line mold or molds with a double thickness of cheese cloth, cut large enough to fold back over filled mold. Spoon cheese mixture into mold and fold the cheese cloth over the top. Place mold on a rack over a pan. Let it drain overnight in the refrigerator. To serve, unwrap, invert and unmold onto a plate and spoon Apricot Sauce over the top.

Yield: 8 servings


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