An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Sunshine Bavarian

Just in case Aunt Pit didn't include the details of using powdered gelatin, here they are:
Sprinkle gelatin on cold liquid.
Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.
Add warm liquid or heat gently.
Stir until dissolved.

1 envelope Knox Gelatine,
3 cups milk,
3 eggs,
1/2 cup sugar (scant),
1/4 teaspoon salt,
1 teaspoon vanilla.

Pour milk in double boiler and soften gelatine in it.
Place over hot water, add sugar
stir till dissolved.
Pour slowly on egg yolks slightly beaten with salt.
return to double boiler and cook till thickened somewhat,
stirring constantly,
remove from fire and add flavoring and fold in lightly beaten egg whites,
beat till stiff.
turn in molds (rinsed in cold water)
Place in refrigerator.
When firm, unmold, garnish with marashino cherries and serve with sliced orages, whipped cream or any fruit or fruit juice.

serves 6

Coffee cream has 20% fat.
Whipping cream has 30% fat.
Heavy cream has 36% fat.

A double boiler is a saucepan with a shallow pan that fits inside. The bottom pan is filled with water. Delicate ingredients are cooked in the top pan.



Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

©Roberta Tuller 2020
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