Monday, September 12, 2016

Hawaiian Coconut Mousse (1983)

  • 1 pint, half-and-half
  • 2 cups grated coconut
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tspn coconut extract
  • 1-1/2 pints whipping cream
  • 3 envelopes unflavored gelatin
In a saucepan, bring half-and-half to a boil. Dissolve gelatin in water.  Add gelatin mixture and sugar to half-and-half, cooking until sugar dissolves.

Cool and stir in coconut.  Best coconut extract and whipping cream until stiff.  Fold stiffened whipping cream into mixture, and pour into 8-cup mold.  

Chill until firm.  Serves 10. 

(Origin - "A Taste of Aloha - A Collection of Recipes from the Junior League of Honolulu", 1983.)

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