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Easy Luscious Raspberry Cream Dessert Recipe

Sweeten your Valentine's Day this year with a creamy and decadent, sweetly romantic Raspberry Cream dessert. It's easy to make and pure deliciousness!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time4 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: dinner party ideas, Easter dinner recipes, easy dessert recipes, easy desserts, Valentine's Day Dessert
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 467kcal
Author: Sharon Rigsby

Ingredients

  • 3 cups whipping cream
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp powdered gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the cream, sugar and salt and stir constantly until the sugar dissolves. This should take about 4-5 minutes. Don't let the mixture come to a boil. When the sugar has dissolved, remove the pan from the heat and set it aside.
  • Bring the water to a boil by placing it in a microwave for about 2 minutes. Immediately pour in the powdered gelatin and stir with a fork or small whisk until it is completely dissolved. This will also take about 4-5 minutes.
  • As soon as the gelatin is dissolved, stir it into the warm cream mixture and mix well. Cool completely.
  • As soon as your mixture is completely cool, whisk in the sour cream and vanilla extract.
  • Pour or spoon into individual small bowls or you can leave it in one big bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours, or up to 24 hours.
  • Top with fresh raspberries, and serve chilled.

Notes

Sharon's Tips: 
This dessert is a splurge, but don't try to save calories by using half and half, or low-fat sour cream. It will not be nearly as good. If you want to save calories, the best way is cut down on the portion size.
You can substitute any berries for the raspberries. I also like to slice strawberries and let them macerate in sugar for a few hours and top the dessert with the fruit and syrup.
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Nutrition

Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 175mg | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 2150IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 140mg