A recipe from Pamela
Byrne Riley, Innkeeper
Richard B. Riley, Innkeeper
Makes 8 servings
3TBS seedless raspberry preserves
1 TBS La Belle Orange (cognac & orange liqueur)
1 (3-oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
¼ cup sugar
½ cup heavy cream
8 Ladyfingers, halved crosswise*
8 fresh raspberries
Garnish: fresh mint sprigs
preserves in a small microwave-safe bowl at HIGH for 20 seconds.
Stir in the La
Beat cream cheese
and sugar at until creamy (about 1 minute).
Beat heavy cream
until soft peaks form. Fold into cream
cheese mixture. Spoon into a zip-top
plastic bag (do not seal). Cut one
corner of bag with scissors to make a hole about ½ inch in diameter.
ladyfinger half into bottom of a shot glass (about 1 ½ -oz). Repeat procedure with 7 more glasses. Drizzle about ½ tsp. raspberry mixture into
each glass. Pipe small amounts of cream
cheese mixture into each glass. Repeat
with remaining ladyfingers, raspberry mixture and cream cheese mixture. Top each glass with 1 fresh raspberry.
Cover and chill 2
hours. Garnish with mint, if desired.
*There are crisp Italian cookies also called
ladyfingers, but be sure to use the soft ones in this recipe. Look for them in the bakery or produce
section of your supermarket.