Enjoy this Christmas with your loved ones….. by preparing and consuming this melt in mouth, smooth like silk dessert …Coffee mousse with a crunch of walnut.
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 02 minutes
Chilling Time in Refrigerator: 1 ½ hours
Makes: 4 jars medium sized
Ingredients and Quantity:
Expresso, cooled- 80 ml.
Gelatin- 02 tsp.
Eggs, separated- 02 nos.
Sugar- 60 gm.
Whipping cream- ½ cup
Walnut kernels, coarsely ground- 02 tbsp.
For Preparing the Jar:
Bitter chocolate, melted- ½ cup
For the Garnish:
Walnut kernels ,halved, lightly toasted- 02 tbsp.
Fresh berries- 02 tbsp. as per seasonal availability
Fresh mint leaves- 04 leaves
For the sprinkling:
Coffee powder- ½ tsp.
For the drizzling:
Organic honey – 02 tbsp.
Coffee Liqueur – ¼ th cup
In a glass jar. pour the melted chocolate. Place the jars in the refrigerator.
In a glass bowl add the expresso to this add the gelatin. Mix.
Place it in the microwave for 2 minutes so that the gelatin dissolves completely.
In another whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks are formed.
Place it in the refrigerator.
In a bowl whisk the egg yolks and sugar for 4 to 5 minutes, preferably use a electric whisk. To this add the dissolved gelatin.
Whip the cream and fold it the prepared mixture.
Now with the help of a spatula fold in the whisked egg whites and coarsely ground walnut. Remove the glass jar from the refrigerator. Pour the coffee mixture/ mousse in it. Let it chill in the refrigerator for 1 ½ hours.
Just before service, garnish with broken / halved walnuts, fresh berries and mint leaves.
Serve chilled drizzled with organic honey ,coffee liqueur and sprinkled with coffee powder.