Chocolate and Vanilla Striped Blancmange

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

  • About

In the early twentieth century, blancmange gained an unfair reputation as stodgy nursery food, pushing it down the social scale. Before that, however, and in various guises, it was regarded as a light and easily digestible entremets. Dinners at Downton frequently include some form of molded cream, and this version, which is set with cornstarch rather than gelatin, is a very easy way to replicate one. The recipe is a twist on one that was widely circulated in late-Victorian Britain, printed