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Brandy Refrigerator Cake

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (Plain)
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Cognac 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Crushed macaroons 12
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Angel food cake slice/Sponge cake 12
  Heavy cream/Evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
Directions

1. Soak the gelatin in the cold water 5 minutes; place over boiling water to dissolve it. Let it cool.
2. Cream the butter or margarine until soft;gradually add the sugar and beat until creamy.
3. Add the egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition; beat in the cognac, then the macaroons; stir in the cooled dissolved gelatin.
4. Beat the egg whites and salt until stiff; fold them into the brandy mixture.
5. Line a 1-quart baking dish with the slices of cake. Pour the brandy mixture into it. Cover with waxed paper and place in the refrigerator to chill 10 to 12 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Drink: 
Brandy

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