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Sweet Cherry Bombe

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Ingredients
  Sweet cherries 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh)
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk/Cooled 2 Cup (32 tbs), scalded
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3 Medium (separated)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Whipped cream 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Stone and cut in half 11/2 cups cherries; reserve remaining cherries for garnish.
2) In 1 1/2-quart bowl, mix together butter and cracker crumbs, and press around side and bottom of bowl.
3) Place the bowl in refrigerator and chill until firm.

MAKING
4) In a cup, place gelatin with cold water and soak until softened.
5) In the top of double boiler, mix gelatin, milk, sugar and salt.
6) Stirring continuously cook until gelatin and sugar are completely dissolved.
7) In a bowl, beat egg yolks lightly and add in small amount of hot milk mixture.
8) Put the bowl back on boiler cook, stirring, for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.

FINALIZING
9) Remove the bowl from double boiler, allow to cool and chill until thickened.
10) In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff.
11) Lightly fold in the beaten egg whites, vanilla and cherries.
12) Transfer the eggs mixture into prepared bowl and place in refrigerator until chill, for 2 to 3 hours.

SERVING
13) Invert over a chilled serving plate and garnish with whipped cream and reserved cherries.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Interest: 
Kids, Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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