½ kg plums
3-4 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons caster sugar
2 teaspoons candied ginger, chopped fine
½ tablespoon gelatin
2 tablespoons water
¾ cup and 1 ¼ cup cream
2 tablespoons raisins
2 egg whites
A pinch of cream of tartar( optional)


-Halve the plums, remove stones.
-Place plums with water (3-4 tablespoons) in a pan, simmer till soft.
-Puree the fruit. Stir in the sugar and ginger.
-Sprinkle the gelatin over 2 tablespoons water and let stand till it becomes spongy; then dissolve over low flame.
-Pour the gelatin over the plum mixture, stir well and refrigerate till it starts thickening.
-Whip the cream and fold into the plum mixture with the raisins.
-Whip egg whites till stiff with cream of tartar if using, fold mix into the plums.
-Pour into a serving bowl or glasses and leave to set in the refrigerator.


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