1/4 c. sugar
1 env. unflavored gelatin
1 1/3 c. milk
3/4 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 c. whipping cream
In 2 quart pan, stir together sugar and gelatin; add milk; let stand 1 minute. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved;
remove from heat; pour into metal bowl; stir in vanilla and almond extract; refrigerate, stirring occasionally, until mixture is slightly thickened.
Beat until mixture is slightly foamy; fold into whipped cream. Pour into 8 lightly oiled 3-4 ounce heart-shaped molds or 1 lightly oiled 3 cup mold; refrigerate until set. Unmold valentines onto serving plates; spoon strawberry sauce* around each. --
Drain and reserve juice from 10 ounce package frozen sweetened strawberries, thawed. Add enough
water to juice to make 3/4 cup. In pan, stir together 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cornstarch; stir into juice mixture.
Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil; remove from heat; stir in 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice and the berries; cover;
refrigerate. Great Valentine Day's dessert.