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

  1. Reserve 6 mint patties ; cut the remaining ones into 1/4" pieces.
  2. Sprinkle gelatin over COLD water to soften ; stir over hot water in a double broiler until dissolved ; set aside.
  3. With 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.
  4. Add cooled but unset gelatin to the egg mixture ; stir well.
  5. Whip heavy cream until stiff ; reserve about 1/2 cup for garnish ; FOLD the rest into the egg mixture when its about set.
  6. Fold the mint pieces gently into mixture ; Spoon into 5-6 cup serving dish ; refrigerate.
  7. Arrange 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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