Sunday, November 30, 2008


This famous dessert that may have originated in Italy. Ingredients have changed over time, from a traditional Italian wine to sugar in place of honey. Traditionallyserved with figs, Zabaglione is sometimes also spelled sabayon, while its real Italian name is zabaione (or zabajone, which is an archaic form). It is also popular in Argentina, where it is known as sambayón. In Colombia, it's known as sabajón. In Venezuela, a related egg-based dessert drink is called ponche de crema.
1/4 cup sugar
1 whole egg
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup sherry
  1. Mix sugar and eggs in saucepan

  2. Blend sherry in a little at a time.

  3. Place in double boiler and cook.

  4. Stir constantly until mixture thickens and sticks to wooden spoon.

  5. Serve in sherbet glasses, with fresh fruit.

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