- Lady fingers
- Strawberry or raspberry jelly
- Grated lemon rind
- 1/2 pint Kirschwasser (German cherry brandy)
- Canned tart red cherries, drained
- Crushed macaroons
- 1 pint custard
- Slivered almond
- Heavy cream, whipped
Place ladyfingers in bottom of an 8-inch crystal bowl. Cost with jelly and grated lemon rind. Soak with Kirschwasser.
Cover with layer of cherries and crushed macaroons. Coat with thick custard, allow to set. Repat the above procedure for the second layer.
Top with whipped cream and slivered almonds. Serves 6 to 8. (Note - A little gelatin may be added to custard to help it set more quickly.)
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(Origin - "Virginia Hospitality" by The Junior League of Hampton Roads, 1975.)
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