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  Egg yolks 4
  Gelatin 1⁄4 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄2 Pint
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Pint
  Granulated sugar 2 Ounce
  Caster sugar 1 Ounce
  Flavorings To Taste

Mix egg yolks, milk, granulated sugar and gelatine and cook over boiling water or a very gentle heat.
Stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture begins to thicken and coat the back of the spoon.
Stand the pan in cold water and stir occasionally as it cools.
Whip the cream until thick and light but not stiff.
Add the caster sugar and whisk lightly into the cold egg mixture.
Flavourings: Add to the egg mixture either vanilla or almond essence; soluble coffee to taste; 3 oz. (75 g.) grated bitter chocolate; finely grated rind of 1 orange or lemon; kirsch, rum or any liqueur.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1586 Calories from Fat 954

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 106 g163.1%

Saturated Fat 65.1 g325.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1107.2 mg369.1%

Sodium 207.3 mg8.6%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 112.2 g

Protein 23 g46.6%

Vitamin A 22.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 49% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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