Sunday, March 28, 2010

Lime and Gin Mousse

Courtesy of Georgie Hinchley of Bingil Bay


4 eggs, separated

½ cup castor sugar

1 tsp grated lime rind

2 tsp gelatine

1/3 cup lime juice

1 tbl gin

1 tbl sugar, extra

2/3 cup thickened cream

What to do:

Beat egg yolks, sugar and lime rind in a small basin with electric mixer until thick. Sprinkle gelatine over combined lime juice and gin, dissolve over hot water, cool to room temp. Gradually beat gelatine mixture into egg mixture. Transfer mixture to large basin. Beat cream until soft peaks form, fold lightly into mousse mixture. Beat whites until soft peaks form, beat in extra sugar until dissolved. Fold lightly into mousse mixture in two batches. Pour into 6 individual glasses and refrigerate several hours or overnight. Serves 6.

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