How to prepare a blackcurrant water-ice

How to prepare a blackcurrant water-ice

The blackcurrant water-ice in almond small baskets will become an excellent dessert for a festive dinner. Wonderful small baskets with taste of almonds and cool slightly sourish water-ice will surprise even the most exacting gourmet.

Ingredients for a water-ice:

  • blackcurrant – 250 g;
  • icing sugar – 100 g;
  • water – 100 g;
  • desi – 1 tablespoon;
  • eggs – 2 pieces;
  • flour – 1 tablespoon.

Ingredients for small baskets:

  • desi – 60 g;
  • egg whites – 2 pieces;
  • icing sugar – 100 g;
  • almond essence – 2 drops;
  • flour – 50 g;
  • ground almonds – 1 tsp;
  • ½ tsps of vanilla essence.


  • At first it is necessary to prepare a water-ice. To mix and boil thoroughly water and sugar within 5 minutes. Without being interrupted to stir slowly, wait so far sugar completely will be dissolved. Cool the turned-out mix.
  • Further to make blackcurrant puree by means of the food processor or the blender.
  • Mix currant puree with a sugar syrup and place in the deep freeze for an hour or one and a half. Mix has to be frozen half.
  • Beat egg whites before formation of elastic peaks. Fill up 1 tablespoon of sugar. Add the turned-out mix to halffrozen berry puree and shake up.
  • Again to place mix in the deep freeze and to leave for two hours. During this time, mix needs to be got periodically and to mix carefully. It is necessary that the water-ice was homogeneous.
  • So far the water-ice is in the freezer, to start preparation of small baskets. For this purpose to warm the oven up to the temperature of 170 degrees. Oil a baking tray and sprinkle with its flour. Mix sugar and butter. Then to add and mix all other ingredients of the test.
  • Lay out the prepared mix on a baking tray (if everything doesn't get for once, then to repeat the procedure) and to smear in the form of circles with a diameter of 9-10 centimeters. Bake flat cakes of 10 minutes. They have to become ruddy. Further to create small baskets. Still to lay warm circles on the turned glasses and to press out, having given the form of small baskets. Cool, without removing some small basket from glasses. If small basket didn't turn out from the first, it is necessary to warm a circle and to try again.
  • Get a water-ice from the fridge and lay out it in small baskets. It is necessary to consider that it is necessary to get a water-ice at once before giving, otherwise it will thaw.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team