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Fig Refrigerator Cake

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Ingredients
  Cooked dried figs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unflavored gelatin 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Salt To Taste
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped
  Graham crackers 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Marshmallows 12 , quartered
Directions

Cup stems from figs and cut figs into pieces.
Soften gelatin in cold water.
Scald 1 cup milk over hot water.
Caramelize 2 tablespoons sugar and dissolve in hot milk.
Combine egg yolks, 1/4 cup cold milk, remaining sugar and salt and stir into hot milk.
Continue cooking until custard coats the spoon.
Add figs and gelatin and cool; add flavoring, stiffly beaten egg whites and whipped cream.
Line loaf pan with waxed paper.
Line sides and bottom of pan with graham crackers.
Pour in a 1-inch layer of custard, add some of marsh-mallows, a layer of crackers, more custard, marshmallows, and so on, until all are used, using crackers for top.
Chill overnight.
Unmold, slice and serve with whipped cream.
Serves 6 to 8.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Fig
Interest: 
Gourmet
Servings: 
6

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