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Almond Creme

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

8 servings

My mother often made this rich velvety dessert for New Year's Eve. Now that I'm married, I plan to carry on the tradition. —Marcie McEachern, Dallas, Texas

Ingredients

  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Fresh raspberries and chocolate curls, optional

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand for 1 minute. Stir in cream and sugar. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 5 minutes or until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  2. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into eggs; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Cook and stir over medium heat until a thermometer reads 160° and coats the back of a metal spoon. (do not boil). Remove from the heat. Stir in almond extract.
  3. Pour into dessert dishes. Refrigerate until set. Garnish with raspberries and chocolate curls if desired.

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