Semifreddo con Fragole e Panna

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I had some leftovers after making this Semifreddo con Fragole e Panna, so I made miniature Strawberry Shortcake-like treats from the extra sponge cake, strawberries, and cream.

With the semifreddo, I was trying to recreate two that I tasted while WWOOFing last month.  At two different group dinners people brought Semifreddo con Fragole (strawberries) for dessert.  The semifreddo is composed of a layer of pane di Spagna (sponge cake), a layer of whipped cream, and a layer of strawberries.  You can make the semifreddo ahead, store it in the freezer, and then take it out to thaw a couple of hours before dessert.  Mine didn’t taste quite like their’s so I may have to request their recipes.

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