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Indian Cooking Recipe : Litchi Mousse

Ingredients :
450 g litchi
130 ml double cream
90 g castor sugar
15 g gelatine
3 eggs
2 tbsp castor sugar
juice of ½ lemon
2 tbsp water

For garnish :
115 ml - 125 ml double cream
castor sugar to sweeten

Method :
Slice the litchis, add castor sugar and stew them over a slow fire, until soft and pulpy. Strain and cool.
Whisk eggs and sugar together in a basin over hot water.
Continue beating until the mixture is thick enough to hold its shape.
Soak the gelatine in lemon juice and water and dissolve it over gentle heat.
Lightly whip the cream until it is exactly the same consistency as the egg and sugar mixture.
To the egg mixture add half of the litchi puree, gelatine and cream and fold together quickly but lightly.
Stir the mixture over ice until it begins to thicken, then pour it into a glass bowl.
Let it set in a refrigerate before serving, spoon the remaining puree over the top.

To garnish
Whip and sweeten extra cream and pipe it in a lattice over the top.