Mocha Tortoni Mousse

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Mocha Tortoni Mousse

A frozen coffee almond and chocolate dessert that won't break the calorie bank.

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  • 8-10 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 2 large egg whites
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) instant coffee
  • pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) sugar
  • 2 cups (500 mL) whipping cream or non dairy whip
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) slivered almonds, toasted and cooled plus extra for garnish
  • 2 oz (60 g) bittersweet chocolate, grated

Preparation

1 In a clean medium bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Add instant coffee, salt and beat until combined.
2  Gradually add 1/4 cup (50 mL) sugar and beat until soft peaks form.
3 In a separate bowl, whip the cream until soft peaks. Beat in vanilla and 1/2 cup (125 mL) of sugar.
4  Fold cream into egg white mixture.
5 Fold in 1/4 cup (50 mL) slivered almonds and transfer to a large glass bowl or individual glasses and freeze at least 2 hours.
6 Garnish with remaining slivered almonds and grated chocolate.

Source: Almond Board of California