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    Kahlua Mousse

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    1 cup macaroon crumbs
    1 T brown sugar
    3 T melted butter
    1/3 C chopped pecans
    1 T kahlua

    1 pint ice cream, softened
    6 oz semi-sweet chocolate
    1 oz unsweetened chocolate
    2 large eggs, separated
    2 T sugar
    1/4 C kahlua
    1 C heavy whippping cream
    chopped and whole nuts for garnish

    Mix first four crust ingredients, press over bottom of oiled 9"
    springform pan. Bake at 350 for 7-8 minutes. Cool slightly, brush
    with kahlua, freeze briefly. Fill with ice cream, replace in

    In top of double boiler, melt chocolates together. In another
    bowl, beat egg whites to soft peaks, then beat in sugar until stiff
    and glossy. In large bowl, whisk yolks until thick, add melted
    chocolates and kahlua. Slowly fold in egg whites. Fold half of
    whipped cream into chocolate. Spread mousse over ice cream.
    Sprinkle lightly with chopped nuts. Freeze. Before serving, top
    with whipped cream dollops (using remaining whipped cream) and
    place a whole nut in the center of each dollop.




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