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Spicy Pumpkin Mousse

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Spicy Pumpkin Mousse is simply by far the most delicious fruit dessert that I have come across! Serve the Spicy Pumpkin Mousse for your party and see how your guest get lost in its wonderful flavors!
Ingredients
  Pumpkin puree 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (Fresh Or Canned)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly grated nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Orange 1 , zest grated
  Grand marnier/Triple sec 3 Tablespoon
  Unflavored gelatin package 1 Tablespoon (1 Package)
  Fresh orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 4
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ginger snaps 6 , crumbled (For Garnish)
Directions

In a large bowl, combine the pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, salt, pepper, orange zest, and grand marnier and stir to blend very well.
Dissolve the gelatin in the orange juice in a small bowl.
Combine the egg yolks and sugar in a small bowl and beat until thick and lemon colored.
Scald the 1/4 cup cream and vanilla in a small saucepan.
Add the softened gelatin to the pan and stir until entirely dissolved.
Pour this mixture into the egg yolks, beating continuously.
Scrape the cream-egg mixture into the pumpkin and stir until smooth.
Whip the remaining 1 cup of cream until stiff.
Reserve about 1/3 cup for the garnish.
Fold the cream into the pumpkin mixture and when incorporated, scrape the pumpkin mixture into a 2 quart mold or 6 individual ramekins.
Cover and chill several hours or overnight.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Interest: 
Gourmet

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