Nesselrode Mousse

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 5 well-beaten egg yolks
  • 1.5 cups - sugar
  • 1.5 cups - milk
  • 1/3 cup - rum
  • 2 tsp - lemon juice
  • 2 cups - cream
  • 1 tbsp - sugar
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1.5 tsp - cream or tartar
  • 1.5 cups - sugar
  • 1.5 cups - chopped cashew nuts
  • candied cherries and pistachio nuts (reserve a few for decoration).

How to Make Nesselrode Mousse

  • Mix the egg yolks together with sugar and milk till thick.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring with a wooden spoon, till thick. Cool.
  • Add rum, lemon juice, cream and sugar till thick and frothy.
  • Combine the cream and egg yolk mixture. Keep chilled.
  • Beat the egg whites with cream of tartar till stiff.
  • Add sugar, gradually beating well till stiff and glossy.
  • Add chopped cashew nuts and candied cherries to the cream mixture.
  • Pour the cream on the egg whites, folding it in gently.
  • Serve in small glasses or ice-cream cups. Chill for 4 hours.
  • Decorate with ground pistachio nuts.