Cassata Ice-Cream Slice

Preparation info
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Appears in
Paramount Desserts

By Christine Manfield

Published 1998

  • About

Cassata originates from southern Italy or Sicily and should, by definition, consist of three different ice-creams, one layer including candied fruit and nuts. It is traditionally made in a basin or bombe mould and turned out to be cut into wedges.

Vanilla sugar is made by storing a vanilla bean in a jar of castor sugar - it’s a great way to re-use beans and the sugar picks up their flavour wonderfully.