April 7, 2011

Vanilla Mousse with Vanilla custard sauce

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Vanilla mousse is a flavourful dessert served with toppings of different variations.  This dessert is creamy & light and the garnish is simply with the vanilla custard sauce & few chocolate flakes.  The ingredients may sound simple but the resulting mousse is perfectly balanced and really taste.  If you fancy a simple dessert, this really hit the spot.  More than that, kids will love it :)

Ingredients :

For vanilla mousse :
  1. Eggs - 2 nos
  2. Powdered sugar - 1/2 cup
  3. Vanilla extract (I used vanilla bean) - 1 tsp
  4. Heavy whipping cream - 1 pint
For vanilla sauce :
  1. Milk - 500 ml
  2. Sugar to taste
  3. Vanilla custard powder - 2 tbsp
Can adjust the proportion of ingredients accordingly.

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Method :

1.   Seperate the eggs.  Beat the egg white until stiff adding half the quantity of sugar & keep aside.

2.   Beat the egg yolks till creamy.  Add remaining sugar, vanilla extract (or seeds of vanilla bean), whipping cream & whisk well.

3.   Finally, fold in the egg whites.  Refrigerate it.

For the sauce :

4.   Take 5 tbsp of milk & mix the custard powder without any lumps.  Keep aside.

5.   Warm the balance milk & add sugar.  Add the custard powder milk & bring it to boil on simmer.

6.   Once it starts thickening, switch off the flame.  Allow it to cool.

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Serve a scoop of vanilla mousse with the custard sauce.

1 comment :

Sathya Sankar said...

Delicious vanilla mousse and sauce !

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