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Grapefruit Mousse

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1/3 c Sugar
  • 1 pk Unflavored gelatin
  • 3 tb Gin
  • 8 oz Grapefruit juice
  • 1 ts Grated grapefruit rind
  • 1 c Sour cream
  • 2 c Whipping cream
  • 3 tb Sugar
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 2 c Sliced fresh strawberries
  • Whole strawberries for
  • -garnish


Beat egg yoks and 1/3 cup sugar in stainless stell bowl over hot water bath
or top half of double boiler until they lighten in color and become fluffy
(about 2 minutes). Add gelatin that has been softened in gin to egg mixture
and continue beating for another 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add
grapefruit juice, rind, and sour cream. Mix thoroughly. REfrigerate for 10
minutes. Meanwhile, whip cream with 3 tbsp sugar. Beat egg whites until
they form firm peaks. Fold 1/2 of the whipped cream (reserving 1/2 for
garnish) into chilled gelatin mixture. Mix will. Fold in egg whites. Chill
for 4-6 hours. Serve in parfait glasses, alternating mousse with layers of
sliced strawberries.
Top with remaining whipped cream and whole strawberries. Serves 6-8.

Origin: The Ultimate MOUSSE cookbook, by Jack Stone and Janet Cassidy
Shared by: Sharon Stevens (courtesy of Lawrence Kellie)

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