Brilliant blancmange

Recipe from: 10/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 10
Servings 4
Time 10

Ingredients

  • 500
    g
    strawberries
  • 180
    ml
    cornflour (Maizena)
  • 500
    ml
    milk
  • 250
    ml
    cream
  • 65
    ml
    sugar
  • 10
    ml
    gelatine
  • 45
    ml
    water
  • 3
    ml
    vanilla essence
  • 45
    ml
    Kirsch
  • 5
    Strawberries for garnishing
 

Method

30
 
Step 1:
Blend strawberries to a purée. Add cornflour and continue to blend.

Step 2:
Add sugar to milk and cream and bring to the boil, making sure sugar dissolves. Pour boiling milk over strawberry mixture, stirring all the time. Return mixture to the heat and bring back to the boil, stirring continuously.

Step 3:
Simmer slowly for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in gelatine, vanilla essence and Kirsch. Prepare gelatine by mixing it with a little cold water in a small bowl. Place this bowl in a larger one filled halfway up with hot water, and leave until gelatine has dissolved.

Step 4:
Pour mixture into a wet jelly mould or bowl. Cover and leave to cool. Chill for at least 2 hours. Unmould to serve

 

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