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Peppermint Bavarian

Yield 6 to 8 servings


  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) package peppermint candy, crushed
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup whipping cream, whipped
  • Additional crushed peppermint candy

How to Make It

  1. Soften gelatin in cold water; let stand 5 minutes.

  2. Combine milk, 12 ounces crushed peppermint candy, and salt in top of a double boiler; place over boiling water, and cook until candy melts. Add softened gelatin, and stir until gelatin dissolves. Remove from heat. Transfer mixture to a large mixing bowl, and chill until consistency of unbeaten egg whites. Beat until light and fluffy.

  3. Fold in whipped cream, and pour mixture into a lightly oiled 5 1/2-cup mold. Chill overnight.

  4. Unmold onto a serving platter, and garnish with additional crushed peppermint. Spoon into individual serving bowls.

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