Esponjado de Café (Colombian Coffee Mousse)

Esponjado de Café (Colombian Coffee Mousse)
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Colombian
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Serves: 6
A classic Colombian dessert that has a beautiful blend of coffee in it. Not only does it taste good, but it also looks amazing when served.
  • 3 tbsp of good quality instant coffee
  • 1 Can (14 oz) condensed milk
  • 5 tbsp of water
  • 1 tbsp unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  1. In a pot, boil the water.
    coffee/chocolate mousse
    Taken by Flickr user scribacchina.
  2. In a small bowl, combine 2 tbsp of water with the coffee.
  3. In another bowl, combine 3 tbsp of water with the gelatin. Mix well so that the gelatin dissolves.
  4. Into a blender, pour the condensed milk and the coffee mixture.
  5. Blend for about 2 minutes. Pour the gelatin mix to it and blend for another minute.
  6. In a separate bowl beat the heavy cream for 3minutes or until it becomes fluffy.
  7. Add the cream into the coffee mix.
  8. Beat the egg whites with sugar and keep beating until it becomes firm.
  9. Pour the egg whites into the coffee mix in batches.
  10. Mix well and pour onto glasses.
  11. Refrigerate for nearly 5 hours or so.
  12. Serve with grated chocolate on top.


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