Strawberry  Mousse

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin 

2 tablespoons cold water

1/4 cup boiling water 

1 1/3 cups instant strawberry drink mix  

2 cups heavy whipping cream

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

In a small bowl, soften gelatin in cold water; let stand for 5 minutes.

Stir in boiling water until gelatin is dissolved.

Cool for 10 minutes.

 

In a bowl, combine the drink mix, cream and gelatin mixture until thickened.

Beat in vanilla.

 

Spoon into individual dishes.

 

Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours or until set.

 


Serves 8

 

 

 

 

 

Peach  Mousse

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 package (3 ounces) peach or orange gelatin

1 cup boiling water

3 medium ripe peaches, sliced

2 tablespoons honey   

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped or 1 cup whipped topping

Fresh mint and additional peach slices (optional)

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in water.

 

In a blender, combine peaches, honey and extract; cover and process until smooth.

 

Stir into gelatin mixture.

 

Cover and refrigerate until syrupy, about 1 1/2 hours.

 

In a large bowl, beat peach mixture on high speed for about 5 minutes or until doubled in volume.

Fold in whipped cream.

 

Spoon into dessert dishes.

Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.

 

Garnish with mint and additional peaches if desired.

 

 

Serves 8

 

 

 

 

 

Baked  Custard

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

2 eggs

2 cups milk

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt 

dash ground cinnamon

dash ground nutmeg  


 


DIRECTIONS:

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

 

In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, sugar and salt.

 

Pour into four ungreased 8 oz. custard cups; sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.

 

Place in a 13 inch x 9 inch baking pan.

Pour hot water in pan to a depth of 3/4 inch.

Bake, uncovered, for 50 to 55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.

 

Remove cups to a wire rack to cool.

 

Serve warm or chilled.

 

 

Serves 4

 

 

(Store in the refrigerator.)

 

 

 

 

             

   

    

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