This is what you'd serve to your one true love on Valentine's Day fifty years ago...
it must be
There's not a man (or woman) alive who could resist your charms after eating this! Cream cheese, tinned fruit cocktail, gelatine, mayonnaise, marshmallows - as far as retro recipes go, this one's got it all!
If preparing this (I felt the urge to vomit long after these photos were taken!) is not a sign of the lengths you're prepared to go to for love, then I don't know what is!
(and you know it's gotta be love don't you, if your valentine actually man's-up and EATS this! It might just be a good way of checking, "sorting the wheat from the chaff" so to speak...)
Here it is in all its technicolour 60's glory
image, Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cook Book (my copy 1969)
here's the recipe
because you've still got time...
Let me know if you get lucky.
p.s. this doesn't taste as bad as you'd think it would. Honestly.
p.p.s. the jury's out on its success as an aphrodisiac, hungry Anth?