Coffee creams

Recipe from: 8/1/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 11
Servings 5
Time 20 minutes, plus refrigeration time

Ingredients

  • 250
    ml
    milk
  • 8
    cardamom pods
  • 12
    g
    gelatine powder
  • 25
    ml
    instant coffee granules
  • 3
    large eggs, separated
  • 7
    ml
    cornflour
  • 250
    ml
    cream, whipped
  • SAUCE
  • 90
    g
    brown sugar
  • 15
    ml
    instant coffee granules
  • 125
    ml
    cream, whipped
 

Method

about 20 minutes
 
Place the milk and cardamom pods in a saucepan.
Cover and heat over a low heat until simmering.
Remove from the heat and set aside for 15 minutes, then remove cardamom pods.
Stir in the gelatine and coffee granules.
Whisk the egg yolks and cornflour together, then whisk into the milk mixture.
Return the saucepan to the heat and continue to whisk over a medium heat until thickened.
Remove from the heat and transfer to a large bowl.
Allow to cool completely. Once cool, fold in the cream.
In a clean bowl, whisk the egg whites into soft peaks.
Fold a quarter of the whites into the custard mixture, then fold in the remaining whites.
Spoon into serving glasses, filling up to three-quarters.
Chill for at least two hours.
To make the sauce, heat the sugar with 100 ml water and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
Add the coffee granules and stir until dissolved.
Cool and then chill until ready to serve.
Add a spoonful of whipped cream to each glass and drizzle with the coffee sauce before serving.
 

 

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