Russian Creme Custard
Recipe from Midwest Living

Russian Creme Custard

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 30 mins
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  • 1 1/2  cups 
    whipping cream
  • 3/4  cup 
  • 1/2  cup 
    cold water
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    unflavored gelatin
  • 1  8  ounce carton 
    dairy sour cream
  • 2   teaspoons 
    Raspberry Sauce (recipe follows)
  • 1   cup 
    fresh raspberries or sliced strawberries
Raspberry Sauce
  • 3   cups 
    fresh or frozen raspberries or strawberries, thawed
  • 1/3  cup 
  • 1   teaspoon 
  • 1   teaspoon 
    lemon juice

In a small heavy saucepan, combine whipping cream and sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; set aside.
In another small saucepan, combine water and gelatin. Let stand for 5 minutes to soften. Heat and stir over medium heat till gelatin dissolves. Stir gelatin mixture into whipping cream mixture; transfer to a medium bowl. Stir sour cream and vanilla into cream mixture; mix well.
Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 30 to 45 minutes or till mixture thickens like the consistency of yogurt. (Or can place gelatin mixture in a bowl of ice water and chill about 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.)
Layer cream mixture and Raspberry Sauce in each of 6 parfait, martini, or wine glasses, ending with Raspberry Sauce; swirl sauce into the cream with a thin metal spatula. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours and up to 4 hours. Top with fresh raspberries just before serving. Makes 6 servings.
Raspberry Sauce
Place 1-1/2 cups raspberries in a blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process till berries are pureed. Press berries through a fine-mesh sieve; discard seeds. Repeat with 1-1/2 cups more berries. (You should have about 1 cup sieved puree.) In a small saucepan, stir together sugar and cornstarch. Add sieved berries and lemon juice. Cook and stir over medium heat till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Cool to room temperature. Makes 1-1/4 cups.

Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 470, Fat, total (g) 31, chol. (mg) 99, sat. fat (g) 19, carb. (g) 48, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (IU) 1263, vit. C (mg) 21, sodium (mg) 45, calcium (mg) 101, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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