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Today I love….Mother’s Day Margarita Mousse

29 Apr

Margarita Mousse

Preparation time: 20 mins
Serves: 6

This mexican treat is a wonderful dessert for the whole family.


  • 100g white cooking chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tblsp tequila
  • 1 tblsp orange-flavoured liqueur
  • 1 / 4 tsp finely grated lime rind
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 2 tblsps caster sugar
  • 2 / 3 cup thickened cream

Lime Jelly:

  • 1 / 4 cup lime juice
  • 3 / 4 cup warm water
  • 1 tblsp caster sugar
  • 3 tsps gelatine
  • Extra 1 / 4 cup water


1. Combine chocolate, tequila and orange liqueur in a medium heatproof bowl. Sit bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and stir until smooth. Remove from heat. Cool for 5 minutes. Stir in rind and egg yolks.

2. Beat egg whites in a small clean bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, beating until sugar is dissolved. Fold egg white mixture into chocolate mixture.

3. Beat cream in a small bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Fold cream into chocolate mixture.

4. Divide mixture among six glasses (3 / 4 cup capacity). Refrigerate overnight.

5. To make lime jelly, combine lime juice, water and sugar in a small bowl. Stir until caster sugar is dissolved. Sprinkle gelatine over extra water in a small heatproof jug. Stand jug in a pan of simmering water. Stir over heat until dissolved. Stir into lime mixture. Strain jelly into a 19cm x 30cm lamington pan. Refrigerate overnight or until set.

6. To serve, coarsely chop lime jelly. Spoon onto mousse.

Today I love….Gnomes….I love Gnomes….

29 Apr

Today I love….Flickr Find

29 Apr

I find so many beautiful cute and gorgeous photos on flickr and I can’t help but share them with someone!!!

Joo Joo made these models and you can look her up here:

to find her other GORGEOUS photos!

Today I love….Mother’s Day

29 Apr

This Mothers day I am going to (of course) love my

Mum as she so rightly deserves but also (hopefully) get a present from her!

I NEED her strawberry mallow mouse recipe which she used to make for me

OH so many years ago!

In the meantime, feel free to share your own recipe here in the comments.

When I get it from her I will upload here for you all but to get your mouths watering let’s look at

these great juicy strawberry mousse pics for now!

Today I love….Etsy Finds

29 Apr

LOVE LOVE LOVE the photos by “boopsydaisy” on etsy:

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Today I love….Ddung the tiny cute doll!!!

29 Apr

I am in love with and currently own 5 Blythe dolls and have recently come across ddung – she is oh so cutesy!!

Now all I have to do is decide which one to buy!!

Oh dear…..

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