Fig Cream Charlotte
|Unflavored gelatin||1 Tablespoon|
|Cold water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Canned fig juice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Almond extract||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Canned figs||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Heavy cream||1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped|
Soften gelatin in cold water.
Combine fig juice, sugar and salt in saucepan.
Bring to a boiling point and simmer 3 minutes.
Add gelatin and stir until dissolved.
Cool until mixture begins to thicken and add lemon juice and almond extract.
Cut half the figs into slices and arrange on the bottom of mold.
Fold whipped cream into gelatin mixture.
Dice remaining figs and stir into mixture.
Pour over layer of figs in mold.
Chill until firm.
Unmold and serve with whipped cream.