Paul Thomas, Big Biceps Bounce Recipe (1960s)


Big Biceps Bounce is a new desert sensation for the protein-conscious bodybuilder with a “sweet tooth.” One serving of this luscious custard all not only highlight the finest meal, but will also provide you with 6 grams of protein – for only 14¢! Milkly rich and low in calories, you’ll want two or three helpings of this muscle-building custard that tastes better than the best ice cream!


  • 1/3 Cup Weider Hi-Protein Powder
  • 1 envelope Know unflavoured gelatine
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Several drops artificial food colouring
  • How to Make it

    1. Place Weider Hi-Protein powder, gelatine, 1/4 cup sugar and salt in a pot and mix together
    2. Separate eggs yolks from egg whites. Save egg whites for later. Beat the egg yolks and milk together and add this mixture to the pot.
    3. Place pot over very low flame and stir constantly until protein mixture is dissolved (3-5 minutes).
    4. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Surround pot with iced water or place in refrigerator and chill to unbeaten egg white consistency.
    5. When chilled, beat egg whites in separate bowl until stiff. Beat in remaining 1/4 cup sugar.
    6. Add egg white mixture to pot and mix together. Add food colouring a few drops at a time and stir in until you get the shade desired.
    7. Pour custard into one 4-cup size sold or 8 individual molds (you can use coffee cups) and chill until firm.
    8. Food Value 

      Each serving of BIG BICEPS BOUNCE contains the following:

      Calories: 101

      Protein: 6 grams

      Vitamins: A, B-1, B-2, Niacin, C, D

      Minerals: Calcium

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