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    Ginger Mousse

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    3 hrs 45 mins

    45 mins

    3 hrs

    Bayhill's Note:

    Posted for the Zaar World Tour-Caribbean. From the "Best of International Cooking" cookbook. Note: cooking/preparation times include refrigeration time.

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    1. 1
      In a small bowl, soften gelatin in water, 3 to 5 minutes. Place bowl over hot water; stir until gelatin dissolves. Keep warm.
    2. 2
      Pour half and half into a small saucepan. Stir constantly over low heat until almost boiling.
    3. 3
      In the top of a double boiler, beat egg yolks until blended; beat in 1/4 cup sugar. Gradually stir in hot half and half; place over hot water. Stir constantly until warmed through.
    4. 4
      Stir in dissolved gelatin and chopped ginger. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in rum.
    5. 5
      In a medium bowl, beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; stir in remaining 2 Tablespoons sugar and the salt. Carefully fold egg-yolk mixture into egg-white mixture.
    6. 6
      Spoon mousse into a serving bowl or individual dessert dishes. Cover; refrigerate about 3 hours. To serve, decorate with crystallized ginger pieces.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 03, 2012


      This is a bit of work but well worth it. Delicious, refreshing and very light. I subbed a teaspoon of rum extract for the rum. Will be making this again!

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    Nutritional Facts for Ginger Mousse

    Serving Size: 1 (120 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 209.0
    Calories from Fat 84
    Total Fat 9.3 g
    Saturated Fat 5.1 g
    Cholesterol 115.3 mg
    Sodium 136.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 21.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 18.9 g
    Protein 6.4 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    crystallized ginger

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