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Charlotte Russe With Brandy

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  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs), scalded
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Brandy 1 Tablespoon
  Egg whites 4
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs), whipped
  Lady finger 18

Soften gelatin in cold water and dissolve it in scalded milk.
Stir in sugar.
Beat egg yolks until light and pale yellow.
Gradually add a little of the gelatin milk mixture to egg yolks, and then pour mixture into top of double boiler.
Cook custard over hot, but not boiling water until it begins to thicken.
Add brandy.
Whip egg whites until stiff, add salt, whipped cream, and fold lightly into custard.
Line a charlotte mold with Lady fingers, decoratively arranged on the bottom and standing upright against inside wall of mold.
Pour in the custard and chill in refrigerator.
Unmold and garnish with Maraschino cherries and whipped cream.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2763 Calories from Fat 1840

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 209 g321%

Saturated Fat 124.8 g623.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1443.2 mg481.1%

Sodium 905.1 mg37.7%

Total Carbohydrates 155 g51.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.4%

Sugars 128 g

Protein 77 g153%

Vitamin A 183.7% Vitamin C 80%

Calcium 110.1% Iron 22.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Charlotte Russe With Brandy Recipe