this one's for Wuukiee... :-)
Russian cream is the traditional feast dessert of the SCA Barony of Rivenstar. The secret has been well guarded, passed down from cook to cook...but alas, Wuukiee wormed it out of me (she bribed me with hugglez..).
This is truly the food of the gods. Although it may sound strange, once you've tried it you'll be addicted. It was very sad at the last Rivenstar event to see the Baron with the empty Russian Cream dishes, doing everything short of licking them to get that last little precious scrap of Russian Cream...
ok, Wuukiee, I've done it - it's your fault if I can never show my face in Rivenstar again.. hope nobody except you, PMDboi and mcc is a Rivenstarian...
1 envelope Knox gelatin in 1/2 cup cold water
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup 1/2 and 1/2
1 cup sour cream
1/2 tsp clear vanilla extract
1/4 tsp almond extract
Heat sugar and 1/2 and 1/2 in saucepan until dissolved (don't boil).
Add gelatin and water, stir until dissolved.
Cool in refrigerator, then stir in sour cream, vanilla and almond extract. Can be molded.
Serve with strawberry, raspberry or blackberry sauce
makes approximately 3 cups - you'll have to determine how many that serves yourself (my feeling is.. one...)