Dreamy Russian Cream Dessert

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“A traditional Russian dessert that has been claimed to be food of the gods. The trick is to get the gelatin as hot as you can so as to dissolve completely, so that when it hits the cold sour cream it remains lump-free. Work quickly! Cook time includes chill time.”
6hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat water, sugar and gelatin over medium heat stirring until the gelatin dissolves and becomes clear. Do not boil; cool slightly. Beat in sour cream until smooth. Add almond and vanilla extracts. Fold in Cool Whip until smooth.
  2. Pour into a 9 x 9 inch square pan and chill overnight or until set. Serve with your choice of fruit.
  3. Note: Can also be poured into a lightly greased mold. To unmold wrap a damp, warm dish towel around the mold. Invert mold onto a plate, holding mold and plate together, shake slightly to loosen. Gently remove mold and center dessert on plate.

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