MANDARIN MOUSSE

MANDARIN MOUSSE

A zesty dessert recipe the whole family will enjoy.

PREPARATION TIME
2 hrs 20 minutes
COOKING TIME
5 minutes

INGREDIENTS

for 12 servings
4 eggs separated
1 teaspoon finely grated mandarin rind (about 1 mandarin)
1/3 cup (80ml) mandarin juice
2 packets gelatine
12 tablespoon sugar
500ml thickened cream
Extra thickened cream & mandarin segments, to serve
2 tbsp orange juice
10 mandarins, peeled, separated, skinned and seeds removed, flesh chopped
2 tbsp orange zest
PREPARATION TIME
2 hrs 20 minutes
COOKING TIME
5 minutes

PREPARATION

1
Combine egg whites and 8 tbsp sugar together in a bowl and stir
2
Place over simmering water until sugar dissolves - make sure the bowl does not touch the water
3
Remove from heat and beat until soft peaks form
4
Stir the egg yolks in a bowl until blended
5
In a pan over low heat, stir together 4 tbsp sugar and 1/2 cup water
6
Bring to boil
7
Remove from heat and stir in gelatine
8
Whisk until dissolved
9
Pour gelatine mixture over egg yolks and beat until cool
10
In a large bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form
11
Add the orange juice and beat until just combined
12
Fold in the egg-white mixture and then the egg-yolk mixture
13
Add the mandarin pieces and the zest and fold carefully
14
Chill in a fridge before serving
15
Serve in a tall glass