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Gingerbread Mousse Petite Gateau

Posted by: AUI

Active Time

0 Hour   45 Minutes

Total Time

1 Hour   45 Minutes


1Spiced Almond Cake with Candied Orange


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  1. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together and set it aside. In a food processor pulse the sugar and the almond paste together until combined. Add in the butter and pulse until the mixture is creamy and fluffy. Add in the vanilla extract and the almond flavoring and pulse until combined. Slowly incorporate the eggs, one at a time, stopping to scrape down the bowl if necessary. Add in the flour mixture in two parts, pulsing after each addition until the mixture is smooth. Fold in the spices, and orange peel. Spread onto a half sheet pan lined with greased parchment paper. Bake at 325˚F/163˚C for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool to room temperature and then place in freezer.

2Pot de Creme



  1. In a saucepan, bring the heavy cream to a boil. Add the pot de crème mix and return the mixture to a boil, whisking constantly for 2 to 3 minutes. Dispense as desired.

3Alaska Express Gingerbread Mousse



  1. Mix the water with the Alaska Express Neutral Mousse. Whisk in the gingerbread compound. Fold the whipped cream into mixture in two stages.

4Vanilla Chantilly Cream



  1. Combine the ingredients in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment. Whip until medium peaks form.

Flavor Profiles

Taste Profile

  • Sweet

Aroma Profile

  • Dairy
  • Fruits (citrus, tropical, berries, etc.)
  • Nuts
  • Others
  • Vanilla
  • Cocoa
  • Caramel

Texture Profile

  • Soft
  • Dense
  • Others
  • Smooth
  • Light
  • Chewy

Temperature Profile

  • Cold
  • Room Temperature

Nutrition / Allergens

Nutrition Facts
25 Servings 
Serving Size 6.9 oz
Amount Per Serving
Calories 592
% Daily Value*

Total Fat  46.3g 66%
Saturated fat 27.3g 0
Trans Fat 0.3
Cholesterol  193.4mg 0%
Sodium  133.7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate  46.0g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 0%
Sugars 31.8g
Includes 4.4g Added Sugar 0%
Protein  5.9g
Vitamin D 0.000IU 0%
Calcium 99mg 0%
Iron 0.75mg 0%
K 38mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Wheat
  • Egg
  • Milk
  • Nuts
  • Soy

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