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Frozen Pumpkin Mousse

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c WATER
  • 3/4 c SUGAR
  • 3 EGG WHITES
  • 1 pn CREAM OF TARTAR
  • 1 1/2 c PUMPKIN, pureed and drained
  • -well
  • 1 ts PUMPKIN PIE SPICE
  • 2 tb RUM
  • 1 c WHIPPING CREAM, beaten until
  • -stiff peaks form

 Directions

In a heavy saucepan, boil water and sugar until syrup reaches soft ball
stage (238-degrees F on a candy thermometer).

While syrup is boiling, using an electric mixer, beat egg whites with a
pinch of cream of tartar until stiff peaks form. With mixer running, pour
hot sugar syrup into egg whites in a steady, thin stream. Continue beating
until mixture is entirely cool (this may take more than 10 minutes). Fold
in pumpkin and pie spice.

Beat rum into whipped cream and fold into pumpkin mixture. Turn mousse into
a souffle dish that has been fitted with a paper collar; freeze at least 4
hours.

Remove mousse from freezer and place in refrigerator about 30 minutes
before serving. Spoon into dessert dishes and serve with gingersnap
cookies.

From "The Hay Day Cookbook," by Sallie Y. Williams; Atheneum

MM by QBTOMM and Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS, CI$ 71511,2253, GT
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