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'Downton Abbey' Strawberry Charlotte

'Downton Abbey' Strawberry Charlotte

'Downton Abbey' Strawberry Charlotte


  • 1 packages
    (.25 ounce) unflavored gelatin
  • 8 tablespoons
    cold water
  • 9 tablespoons
    white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons
  • 2 1 kg
  • 1 cups
  • 3 cup
  • 1 teaspoon
    vanilla extract (I highly recommend using Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract)
  • 2 cups
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1 kg
    pie shell, baked

Cooking Directions

  1. Soften gelatin in cold water. Scald the milk. In a mixing bowl, mix sugar and cornstarch. Add eggs and mix thoroughly. Add milk and softened gelatin, stirring constantly.

  2. Cook custard in double boiler over hot water until it thickens and coats spoon. Remove from heat. Add ice cream while custard is hot. Cool thoroughly. Add vanilla, whip the cream, and fold 1-1/2 cups into cooled custard.

  3. Line a 9-inch springform pan with lady fingers. Place them on the bottom and around the sides. Pour in the mousse. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove from pan. Just before serving add diced strawberries and kiwi.

Additional Info

This dessert would look perfect on any regal table. This is really quite an easy dessert to make. The only hard part is the Vanilla Bavarian Mousse and to be quite honest that's not even difficult.

Detailed nutritional info

  • Proximates
    • 8.83g
      Total Carbs:
    • 80.64kCal
    • 4.61g
      Total Fat:
    • 1.15g
    • 8.06g
  • Lipids
    • 14.59mg
    • 2.61g
      Saturated Fat:
  • Minerals
    • 17.28mg