Mascarpone Mousse with Hazelnut Dessert

Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Wisconsin Mascarpone cheese
  • 1 1/2 oz. pasteurized egg yolk product (equivalent of 3 egg yolks)
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. hazelnut liqueur
  • 6 oz. pasteurized egg white product (equivalent of 5 egg whites)
  • 1 c. chopped, toasted hazelnuts
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish

Instructions:

In a large bowl, beat cheese, egg yolk product, sugar and liqueur until light and airy.

In another bowl, whip egg white product until stiff. Gently fold egg whites into cheese mixture. Pour into individual ramekins or stemmed glasses. Sprinkle with hazelnuts. Refrigerate several hours. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs.

Photo & recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.