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Charlotte Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Roberts
Added: Saturday, April 29, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pt. whipping cream
3 eggs (separated)
1 T. Knox gelatin dissolved in 1/2 C. water
1/3 c. sugar
1/2 c. dry sherry
1 pkg. lady fingers(without filling)

Directions:
Directions:
Beat egg whites until stiff. Then whip cream until stiff peaks form. Beat egg yellows until very light, add sugar. Continue beating while adding gelatin & sherry. Fold in egg whites. Pour into decorative bowl that has been lined with lady fingers. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I find I do better dissolving gelatin in cold water and then heating slowly until dissolved. It does not lump this way. Use only dry sherry, cream sherry gives it a funny taste.

 

 

 

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