Swedish Creme

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Yield: 6 servings


  • 2 cups (1 pint) heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin (1/4 oz.)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 16 oz. sour cream
  • Fresh strawberries


  1. In a large pot, combine the cream and 1 cup of sugar.
  2. Cook over medium heat until it reaches 160°F.  Do not let it boil.
  3. Whisk in the gelatin completely.  Remove from heat.
  4. Whisk in the extracts.
  5. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  6. Whisk in the sour cream.  Pour into six dessert dishes.
  7. Store in the refrigerator.
  8. Immediately before serving, slice the strawberries and arrange on top.
Adapted from Taste of Home.