Cuban guava mousse

    2 hours 15 min

    A romantic tropical dessert, in only a few quick steps! This mousse uses guava paste and egg whites for a light, tasty treat.


    Bedfordshire, England, UK
    6 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 5 tablespoons water
    • 1 sachet gelatine
    • 250g guava paste
    • 125ml whipping cream
    • 2 large egg whites
    • 1 to 2 tablespoons caster sugar

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:2hr chilling  ›  Ready in:2hr15min 

    1. Pour 2 tablespoons water in shallow pan. Sprinkle gelatine powder over it and let soak for five minutes. Then heat slowly until clear. Do not let it boil and do not stir. Set aside and let cool.
    2. Heat guava paste and 3 tablespoons water in small pan until it becomes the consistency of syrup. Set aside and let cool.
    3. Fold guava mixture and gelatine together. Whip the whipping cream and then fold it gently into the guava mixture.
    4. Whisk the egg whites with sugar until stiff peaks form.
    5. Spoon the guava mixture into serving glasses and top with egg whites. Or create alternate layers with the guava mixture and the egg whites. Chill in the fridge until set.

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