*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Pumpkin Mousse
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   10       Oz           Canned pumpkin
      1/2   C            Sour cream
      1/2   C            Cream cheese
    1       C            Sugar
      1/2   Ts           Salt
    2       Ts           Pumpkin pie spice
    1       T            Ground ginger
    2                    Egg yolks
    1 1/2   C            Whipping cream
    2                    Egg whites
                         -----FOR GARNISH-----
                         Crystallized ginger
                         -- finely chopped
 
   In a large stainless-steel bowl over a hot-water bath, combine pumpkin,
   sour cream, cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and ginger.
   Heat water to boiling, beating mixture with hand-held mixer until
   ingredients are fluffy.   Add egg yolks and beat for 3 minutes. Remove
   mixture from heat and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
   
   Meanwhile, whip cream with 2 tablespoons sugar, the whipping cream
   (reserving 1/3 for garnish) into chilled pumpkin mixture, then carefully
   fold in egg whites.  Chill for 4-6 hours.  Top with remaining whipped cream
   and finely chopped crystallized ginger.
   
   Serves 4 to 6
   
  Source: The Ultimate Mousse Cookbook - by Jack Stone and Janet Cassidy *
 
  
 
 
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