bramble mousse

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By Melanie B
from Kennesaw, GA

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 time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bramble mousse

  • 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
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How To Make bramble mousse

  • 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.
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