Grand Marnier Mousse Cake

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READY IN: 24hrs 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place cake or lady fingers in the bottom of a springform pan.
  • In a saucepan, over medium heat, stir water and sugar together until the sugar dissolves completely and mixture is hot.
  • Remove from heat, and allow to cool completely.
  • Stir in Grand Marnier.
  • Drizzle surface of cake with Grand Marnier syrup, and set cake aside.
  • In a small saucepan, combine Grand Marnier, Cognac, and gelatin.
  • Stir over low heat until gelatin dissolves.
  • In a food processor, blend sugar with orange zest for 1 minute.
  • Add cream cheese; process until smooth (30 seconds).
  • Add orange juice, lemon juice, and vanilla; process for another 30 seconds.
  • Using an electric mixer, whip cream until fluffy.
  • With processor running, add gelatin mixture to the cream cheese mixture through the feed tube of the processor, and blend until well mixed (5 seconds).
  • Add whipped cream and pulse to combine (about 3 pulses).
  • Pour mixture over cake; smooth surface.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Garnish with whipped cream, orange segments, and mint leaves.
  • Cut and serve.
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