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Coffee Lovers Mousse Cups Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A delicious coffee mousse that is the perfect light after dinner treat.

Ingredients

8 storebought dark chocolate molds
4 teaspoons gelatin
2/3 cup cold coffee *very strongly brewed, or espresso are best
4 eggs, separated
1/3 cup sugar =
1 cup 35% whipping cream
8 whole coffee beans
1 tbsp cinnamon (to dust)

Directions

Pour cold coffee into a heatproof bowl, and sprinkle gelatin on top.

Let sit for 2 minutes.

Place in the microwave or over a simmering saucepan of water for a few seconds to dissolve the gelatin. Take off heat and set aside.

In a bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Let sit in fridge.

In another bowl, whisk the egg yolks and sugar for 3 to 4 minutes with an electric mixer. Add the gelatin and blend well.

In a third bowl, whip the cream.

Fold the cream into the coffee mixture, and then do the same with the stiff egg whites.

Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.

Spoon the coffee mousse into the chocolate cups and garnish with a coffee bean and s light dusting of cinnamon.

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