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CARLOTA DE CAFE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Jo Creevy
Added: Monday, November 3, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 dozen ladyfingers, split (3 packages)
2 c. butter
2 (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
2 T. strong coffee
1 T. cognac
1/2# blanched almonds, pulverized in blender
1 t. almond extract
1 (16 oz.) cherry pie filling

Directions:
Directions:
Line bottom and sides of 9" springform pan w/ladyfingers. Set aside. Beat butter til soft. Add milk, coffee and cognac. Fold in almonds and extract. Pour 1/2 mixture into pan. Top w/layer of ladyfingers. Repeat w/remaining mixture and ladyfingers. Top w/pie filling. Chill overnight. Unmold onto serving plate.


 

 

 

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