Marilyn Monroe’s dinners weren’t always protein-centric and inherently basic. There were often evenings when she would have room after her main course and honor her sweet tooth. One dessert that she enjoyed having every once in a while was a junket.
This suited her to a tee, especially since it allowed her to have a modest intake of dairy and fruit. It might not be recognized as the most obvious choice of dessert in this day and age, but it was more popular back then.