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Swedish Creme

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 24, 2022
This thick and creamy dessert is my interpretation of my mother’s recipe for Swedish krem. It has just a hint of almond flavor and looks spectacular with bright red berries on top. Serve it in glasses to match the occasion. —Linda Nilsen, Anoka, Minnesota
Swedish Creme Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup plus 2 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries


  1. In a large saucepan, combine cream and 1 cup sugar; cook and stir over low heat until a thermometer reads 160° (do not allow to boil). Stir in gelatin until completely dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in extracts. Cool 10 minutes. Whisk in sour cream. Pour into 8 dessert dishes. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Just before serving, lightly crush raspberries; gently stir in remaining sugar. Spoon over tops.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 440 calories, 32g fat (21g saturated fat), 122mg cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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