Vanilla Cream with Cherries

vanilla cream with cherries

Vanilla Cream with Cherries

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Servings: 4
Calories: 411


  • 1 lb cherries
  • 1/4 pint red wine
  • 1/4 pint milk
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 oz sugar plus 1 tablespoon
  • 4 teaspoons powdered gelatine
  • 1/4 pint double cream
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate shavings


  • Remove the stems from the cherries, wash and stone, then poach the cherries in the red wine and the 1 tablespoon of sugar for about 4 minutes. Leave to cool and then drain.
  • Bring the milk to the boil. Slit the vanilla pod lengthways and scrape the pith into the milk. Separate the eggs. Whisk
  • the yolks with the 100 g (4 oz) of sugar until frothy.
  • When the vanilla milk has cooled slightly stir it into the egg yolks. Dissolve the gelatine in a little hot water in a bowl over a saucepan of hot water and stir it into the egg and milk mixture. Leave to cool.
  • Whisk the egg whites until stiff. Whip the cream until stiff and keep 4 tablespoons to one side. Fold the egg whites and whipped cream into the vanilla cream.
  • Arrange in layers with the cherries in 4 glasses (reserving 4 cherries for decoration), finishing with a layer of vanilla cream.
  • Leave to set in the refrigerator. Before serving, decorate each vanilla cream with a piped whirl of cream, chocolate shavings and a cherry.
Calories: 411 kcal
Carbohydrates: 52 g
Protein: 11 g
Fat: 17g
Saturated Fat: 9 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 166 mg
Sodium: 80 mg
Potassium: 418 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 46 g
Vitamin A: 736 IU
Vitamin C: 8 mg
Calcium: 93 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Ingredients Cherry, Fruits
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