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Mascarpone Mousse with Pastry Strips

Friends soon to be coming over to you for a dinner party? Prepare these yummy pastry strips for them to satisfy their sweet tooth. When making the dough add a touch of brandy. It’s good for the flavor and for the flakiness factor. Pair the crispy strips with a soft creamy mousse made with mascarpone and whipped cream.
Friends soon to be coming over to you for a dinner party? Prepare these yummy pastry strips for them to satisfy their sweet tooth. When making the dough add a touch of brandy. It’s good for the flavor and for the flakiness factor. Pair the crispy strips with a soft creamy mousse made with mascarpone and whipped cream.

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Ingredients

For the dough:
1 cup flour
1 ounce melted butter
2 eggs
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons of brandy
lime zest
salt
For the mousse:
2 tablespoons of sugar
1 egg
1 yolk
7 ounces of mascarpone
1 cup whipped cream
powdered sugar for garnishing

Ingredients

  • For the dough:

  • For the mousse:

Steps

For the dough:
1
Done

Add the flour on the work surface forming a little mound. Make a hole in the middle of it and add in there the melted butter.

2
Done

Add the eggs, sugar, and brandy. Season with lime zest and salt.

3
Done

Mix using your hands until you have a dough. Knead it for a while, then form it into a sphere.

4
Done

Wrap it with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

For the mousse:
5
Done

Add the sugar, egg, and yolk to a bowl. Mix until smooth using a hand mixer.

6
Done

Add the mascarpone. Mix it in using a spatula and then the hand mixer. Mix until even. Add the whipped cream and mix it in. Set aside.

Cooking the pastry strips:
7
Done

Dust some flour on the work surface. Flatten the dough using your hands and the rolling pin.

8
Done

Cut the dough into long strips, trim them so they are rectangular and equal, then cut them in half. We're left with 20 dough strips.

9
Done

Fill a frying pan 1/2-inch with vegetable oil and heat it. Deep-fry the dough strips on both sides until golden brown and puffed.

10
Done

Sprinkle the strips with powdered sugar, transfer the mousse in glasses and serve.

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Nutritional Chart

539 kcal
Calories
14 g
Protein
38 g
Fat
35 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it.

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