Bavarian cream


A cold dessert composed of a rich custard, whipped cream, various flavorings (fruit purée, chocolate, liqueurs and so on) and gelatin. The mixture may be spooned into stemmed glasses or into a decorative mold to be unmolded when set.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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