Jul. 24, 2017

Tequila Mousse



3/4 package unflavored gelatin

1 cup sugar

Pinch of salt

4 eggs, separated

3 tablespoons lime juice

1/2 cup white tequila

1/4 cup triple sec

Finely grated peel of 1 lime


* In a glass or enamel saucepan, mix the gelatin, 1/2 cup of the sugar and the salt.

*Beat the egg yolks in a large bowl until they are thick and creamy. Add the lime juice and water and continue beating. Pour the mixture heat for 5 minutes, stirring the mixture constantly until the gelatine dissolves.

* Remove from the heat and stir in the tequila, triple sec and the greated rind. Let cool, then refrigerate.

* In a large bowl, beat the egg whites, gradually incorporating the remaining sugar, until they form stiff peaks.

* When the egg yolk mixture begins to set, fold in the beaten egg whites. Place in a serving bowl or in dessert dishes and chill for at least 2 hours. Garnish with extra grated lime peel.