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Pumpkin Mousse Recipe

Ingredients

  • 10 oz Canned pumpkin

  • 1/2 c  Sour cream
  • 1/2 c  Cream cheese
  • 1 c  Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 ts Ground ginger
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 c  Whipping cream
  • 2 Egg whites
  • Crystallized ginger — finely chopped

Directions

  1. In a large stainless-steel bowl over a hot-water bath, combine pumpkin, sour cream, cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and ginger.
  2. Heat water to boiling, beating mixture with hand-held mixer until ingredients are fluffy.   Add egg yolks and beat for 3 minutes. Remove mixture from heat and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, whip cream with 2 tablespoons sugar, the whipping cream (reserving 1/3 for garnish) into chilled pumpkin mixture, then carefully fold in egg whites.  Chill for 4-6 hours.  Top with remaining whipped cream and finely chopped crystallized ginger.

Serves 4 to 6

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