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Peppermint Bavarian

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Ingredients
  Vanilla wafer crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Vanilla wafers 16
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crushed peppermint candy 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crushed peppermint candy 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 350 degrees.

MAKING
2) Combine the vanilla wafer crumbs and sugar together and butter. With a fork, mix well.
3) Onto the bottom of an 8-inch springform pan, press the mixture and bake in preheated oven for about 8 minutes.
4) Allow to cool on a wire racj and line the sides of the pan with vanilla wafers. Set preparation aside.
5) Combine the gelatin and cold water together and let it stand for 5 minutes.
6) In a small saucepan, combine together 3.4 cup crushed peppermint candy, milk and salt. Cook over low flame till the candy has dissolved, occasionally stirring.
7) Remove from the heat and add gelatin, stirring constantly till it has dissolved properly.
8) Chill the mixture till it has set partially, which usually takes about 35 minutes.
9) Beat the whipping cream till soft peaks form and fold it into the chilled mixture. Pour into the springform pan which was wafer-lined.
10) Chill for a minimum of 5 hours.

SERVING
11) Serve chilled. If preferred, garnish with whipped cream or sprinkle before additional crushed peppermint candy before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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