Maple Syrup Mousse

maple syrup mousse-crop-u1981Ingredients:

1 envelope (7 grams) unflavored gelatine

1/4 cup cold water

1 cup maple syrup

3 eggs, separated

250 ml whipping cream

1 tbsp grated chocolate

1 cup flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup milk

Directions:

Soften gelatine in cold water for 5 minutes. Beat maple syrup and egg yolks together in the top of a double boiler. Cook over boiling water for 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in gelatine and cook until gelatine dissolves. Remove from heat and cool over cold water until cool but not set. Beat whipping cream untill stiff peaks form. Fold maple syrup mixture into whipped cream. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Fold into maple syrup mixture.

Pour into serving bowl, then refrigerate until set, about 3 hours.

Garnish with grated chocolate just before serving.

( From FOODLAND ONTARIO )