Mint Chip Mousse

1
Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

If you love chocolate mint patties , your gonna love this mousse , its very cool and refreshing...yum

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

7 oz
box of mint patties
1 pkg
of unflavored gelatin
1/4 c
cold water
3 large
eggs
3/4 c
sugar
2 tsp
mint extract
1 Tbsp
creme de menthe
4-6
green food coloring drops
1 1/4 c
heavy cream

How to Make Mint Chip Mousse

Step-by-Step

  • 1Reserve 6 mint patties ; cut the remaining ones into 1/4" pieces.
  • 2Sprinkle gelatin over COLD water to soften ; stir over hot water in a double broiler until dissolved ; set aside.
  • 3With an electric mixer beat eggs until foamy ; Add the sugar and beat for 10 minutes until thick ; Add mint extract and creme de menthe ; Beat well ; Add food coloring and mix until color is even through out.
  • 4Add cooled but unset gelatin to the egg mixture ; stir well.
  • 5Whip heavy cream until stiff ; reserve about 1/2 cup for garnish ; FOLD the rest into the egg mixture when its about set.
  • 6Fold the mint pieces gently into mixture ; Spoon into 5-6 cup serving dish ; refrigerate.
  • 7Arrange reserved whole mint patties on top of the mousse ; Place a dollop of the cream on top of each of the patties.

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About Mint Chip Mousse

Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #mint, #mousse