|Unflavored gelatin||1 Tablespoon|
|Milk||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Crushed peppermint candy||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|Heavy cream||1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped|
|Red food coloring||1 Teaspoon|
Sprinkle gelatin on milk in top part of double boiler.
Add candy and put over simmering water.
Heat, stirring, until candy is dissolved.
Pour slowly into eggs, stirring.
Put back in double boiler and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and coats a metal spoon.
Remove from heat and chill until thickened but not firm.
Fold in whipped cream and add a few drops of food coloring.
Pour into freezing tray and freeze until firm.
Serve with chocolate sauce, if desired.