Yes, you read the title correctly. Our friend and esteemed food historian, Francine Segan, used some handcrafted Falanga cookies to make this unique and delicious salame al cioccolato that’s sure to wow guests at your next dinner party. Get the recipe after the jump.
Coated in confectioners’ sugar and tied with kitchen twine, this adorable dessert really looks like salami, especially when placed on a wooden cutting board accompanied by crusty bread. Think of it as a giant truffle!
What You’ll Need:
2 oz. dark chocolate
1/2 cup superfine sugar
5 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 cup chopped Falanga Assorted Sicilian Cookies
1 tbsp. rum
What to Do:
Melt the chocolate in a glass bowl in the microwave or over a pan of simmering water. Allow to cool to room temperature. Reserve.
Beat the sugar and butter with a spatula or electric hand mixer until creamy and smooth. Stir in the chocolate, cookies, and rum until well combined.
Spoon the mixture onto a sheet of plastic wrap or parchment paper and form into a salami shape, about 6 inches long and 2 inches thick. Wrap well and refrigerate until firm, about 4 hours.
To serve, roll the “salami” in confectioners’ sugar and tie with kitchen twine, so it looks even more like real salami. Serve at room temperature.