My Tica friend, Maritza, gave me this delicious recipe many years ago...
6 egg whites
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon granulated gelatin
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup key lime juice
2 drops of green food coloring
2 cups milk
1/4 cup sugar
3 egg yolks
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon cornstarch
Mousse: Dissolve gelatine in boiling water. Whip egg whites until stiff and gradually add sugar. Add dissolved gelating, lime juice and food coloring. Pour into molds.
Cream Topping: Heat milk with sugar in saucepan. Beat egg yolks with the tablespoon of milk and cornstarch and gradually add it to saucepan stirring constantly until it comes to a boil. Allow it to cool and then spoon it over the mousse.
Chill to set.
Originally posted 1/19/08
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