1 1/2 cups milk

1 cup sugar

2 tablespoons flour

3 egg yolks

2 tablespoons gelatin

1/4 cup cold water

1/4 cup rum, brandy or whisky

1/2 cup candied cherries, chopped

1/2 cup citron, chopped

1 cup whipped cream

Scald milk. Add sugar and flour to beaten egg yolks. Add to scalded milk and cook over hot water until eggs are done. Remove from heat. Add gelatin which has been soaked in the cold water. Chill. Add liquor, beat with rotary beater and chill again. Fold the fruit and cream into the mixture. Pile between layers of sponge cake. Top with whipped cream.

Chocolate - Use 2 squares bitter chocolate, melted over hot water, omit liquor, add 1/8 teaspoon salt, dash cinnamon and increase sugar to 1 1/2 cups.

Coffee - Scald milk with two tablespoons ground coffee, strain, and make same as cream filling, omitting liquor.

Orange - Use half orange-juice and half milk and add two tablespoons grated orange rind to ingredients above, omitting the liquor. If you like, add one tablespoon lemon-juice.