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Tea Mousse with Honey and Cream

Indulge in the zestful flavors of honey, cream and classic blend black tea that will leave you spellbound.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 8 Tetley┬« Classic Blend Tea bags
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin powder
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • 3 egg whites (1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups (1 pint) whipping cream, whipped
  • Additional whipped cream
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 ounce amarula or other favorite liqueur

Directions

  • Boil water and tea together; reduce heat.
  • Let steep 5 minutes.
  • Remove tea bags and chill.
  • Beat egg yolks and half the sugar in a bain-marie (hot water bath) until fluffy.
  • Let cool.
  • Dissolve gelatin with a little water.
  • Beat egg whites and remaining sugar until fluffy and add to egg yolk mixture, folding carefully.
  • Add 2 cups whipped cream, gelatin and tea.
  • Place in dessert dishes or 4-cup mold and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Serve in dishes or unmold and slice on plates.
  • Top each with a dollop of whipped cream then drizzle with honey and liqueur.
  • Serves 6.

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