Creme Celeste

Carol Zahn


This is a very elegant dessert, especially for Christmas dinner. It is bright white and with red fruit and a sprig of mint makes it perfect. You don't have to tell anyone it is easy to make.

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6 or depending on how you serve it


10 Min


5 Min


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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This flavor combination is perfect in this recipe. It's so light and creamy. I did use the Kircsh and loved it. I also used a raspberry sauce as my fruit garnish. Carol is right... this is a very impressive dessert. Your guests don't need to know how easy it is! Would be a lovely way to end a special date night dinner.


1 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
1 1/2 tsp
gelatin, unflavored
3 Tbsp
cold water
1 c
sour cream
2 Tbsp
kirsch (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine sugar and cream in a saucepan and cook until sugar is dissolved. Soften gelatin in cold water and stir into cream mixture. When gelatin is thoroughly dissolved beat in sour cream with a wire whisk. Beat only until mixture is thoroughly blended and smooth. Flavor with kirsch.
Pour into lightly oiled 2 cup mold or you can use custard cups or ramekins. Chill for 4 hours then unmold and serve with your favorite fruit.

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