A very simple but unusual dessert, Wine Dessert is a red wine syrup with a fluffy egg white mixture which floats’ on the syrup.
1 pint sweet red wine
4 fl. oz. water
6 oz. castor sugar
2 oz. cornflour grated rind and juice of
4 egg whites, stiffly beaten
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Place the wine and water in a large saucepan. Set the pan over high heat and bring to the boil. Remove the pan from the heat. Using a wooden spoon, stir in the sugar and then the cornflour . Reduce the heat to low and return the pan to the heat. Stirring constantly, cook the mixture until it is thick and smooth. Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the lemon rind and juice. Pour one-third of the syrup into a medium-sized mixing Two delightful refreshing desserts – bowl. Pour equal amounts of the remaining syrup into 8 individual glass serving dishes.
Using a metal spoon, gently but thoroughly fold the beaten egg whites into the syrup in the mixing bowl. Spoon equal amounts of this mixture on top of the syrup in each dish. Sprinkle with the cinnamon and serve at once.