Bramble Mousse

Melanie B

By
@MelBelle

I took a trip to Ireland November 2011. I picked up this cookbook called Irish Food & Folklore by Clare Connery.


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Prep:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
blackberries
1/2 c
caster sugar
1
lemon juiced, fresh
1/2 oz
gelatin, unflavored
1/2 c
whipping cream, lightly whipped
2
egg whites
1/2
whipping cream, whipped
6-8
blackberries, whole for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put blackberries, sugar & lemon juice into a saucepan and simmer gently for 10 minutes. Press through a nylon sieve into a large mixing bowl.
2
Put the gelatin and 4 T of water into a heatproof bowl and soak for a few minutes. Stand the bowl in a saucepan of hot water and stir the gelatine slowly to dissolve. Pour into the blackberry puree whisking continually. When the mixture is beginning to set, fold in the 1/2 cup of lightly beaten cream.
3
Whisk the egg whites until the hold their shape, then fold into the mousse mixture. Pour into 6 or 8 individual serving dishes and chill until set. Garnish with the 1/2 cup of whipped cream and reserved whole berries.
4
Cooks Notes: Gooseberries, rhubarb, blackcurrants, and raspberries can all be used as an alternative to the blackberries, sweetening to taste.
The fruit can be made into a puree and frozen until required.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Irish
Hashtags: #Fruit, #berries, #mousse