For 6-8 people you need

4 oz. white marshmallows 1/4 pint milk 2 eggs 1 oz. sieved icing sugar nearly 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 pint thick cream

  • Halve 3 oz. of the marshmallows and put into the saucepan with the milk.
  • Heat gently until the marshmallows are nearly melted, remove from the heat and leave to cool; the marshmallows will continue melting for a few minutes in the pan
  • Whisk the eggs, sugar and essence until thick and fluffy.
  • Whip the cream until it holds its shape.
  • Gradually blend with the whisked egg mixture and the melted marshmallows.
  • Chop the remaining 1 oz. marshmallows very finely and fold into the mixture.
  • Pour into the freezing tray and freeze until firm.

TO SERVE: With wafer biscuits . This is delicious with a mocha sauce made by heating 6 oz. plain chocolate with 1/4 pint weak coffee then allowing to cool