LEMON RHUBARB MOUSSE
For rhubarb mousse:
2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup water
1 cup Rhubarb puree,
well chilled **
1/2 cup whipping cream, beaten to stiff peaks
gelatin in water. Set aside for 5 minutes.
Heat over low heat to dissolve.
In a mixing bowl, combine the gelatin with the rhubarb puree.
the whipped cream.
For lemon mousse:
envelope unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup water
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/4 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed, and strained
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup heavy cream or 1 1/2 cups cool whip, lite
2 egg whites
teaspoon cream of tartar
Soften gelatin in water. Set aside for 5 minutes.
Heat over low heat to dissolve. In a mixing bowl, combine the lime rind, juice
and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Add gelatin. Cool mixture but do not
Beat the cream with the sugar until stiff. Fold into the lemon
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar to a stiff peak. Fold into the
For the rhubarb
3/4 cup rhubarb pieces, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup mashed strawberries or raspberries
In a heavy
medium saucepan, combine rhubarb and sugar. Cover mixture and let stand for 2
hours or more.
Cook rhubarb over low heat for about 30 minutes. Stir in
Cool completely. Cover puree and chill until ready to serve.
alternate layers of rhubarb and lemon mousse in
parfait glasses, wine glasses, or glass serving bowl. Refrigerate before