RECIPES

Charlotte Russe

  • Prep Time

    25min

  • Cook Time

    15min

  • Total Time

    40min

  • Servings

    6

Holiday recipes from Charleston Receipts, the nation’s oldest Junior League cookbook, published in 1950 and now in its thirty-fifth printing.

Ingredients

  • 1 pint whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 egg whites
  • Sherry
  • 1/4 cup cold milk
  • 1/4 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon gelatine
  • Lady fingers, split

Preparation

Step 1:

  • Whip cream until stiff, add vanilla and sugar, also sherry to taste.

Step 2:

  • Soften gelatine in cold milk, then dissolve in warm milk.

Step 3:

  • When cool add to above mixture, beating the cream all of the time.

Step 4:

  • Add beaten egg whites.

Step 5:

  • Pour in bowl or dessert glasses line with lady fingers.