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Refrigerator Christmas Cake

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Quart
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped maraschino cherries 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Maraschino juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla wafers 24 Ounce
Directions

Soften gelatin in 1/2 cup milk.
Scald remaining milk and pour onto beaten egg yolks.
Add sugar, salt and softened gelatin; return to double boiler; cook until mixture coats a spoon.
Cool.
Add cherries, juice and vanilla.
Chill until mixture begins to thicken.
Fold in beaten egg whites and half the cream, whipped.
Butter a cake pan and arrange vanilla wafers around it.
Pour in filling and cover top with remaining vanilla wafers.
Chill overnight.
Unmold and frost sides and top of cake with remaining cream, whipped.
Serves 12.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Servings: 
12

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