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Coffee Mousse

This coffee mousse doesn’t just look the part it also tastes the part. It is rich and creamy with a strong coffee flavour and goes perfectly with a shortbread biscuit.

Ingredients: 

  • 2 eggs
  • 70g of golden caster sugar
  • 2 gelatine leaves
  • 40ml strong expresso
  • 200ml whipping cream
  • cocoa powder

Method:

  1. Place the gelatine leaves in a bowl of cold water to loosen.
  2. Beat the egg yolks and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip the egg whites until they form stiff peaks
  4. In another separate bowl, whip 100ml of whipping cream until they form soft peaks
  5. Remove the excess water from the gelatine leave and place over the hot expresso. Stir until the gelatine has dissolved.
  6. Pour the coffee in to the egg yolks and mix throughly.
  7. Add in the whipped cream and whip together until the mixture thickens slightly
  8. Fold in the egg whites and pour in to latte glasses.
  9. Place in the fridge to set for an hour
  10. In a bowl whip the 100ml whipping cream to form soft peaks.
  11. Pour over the mousse and sprinkle with cocoa powder.
  12. Serve with shortbread and enjoy!

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