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Help with gelatin

S: 16st1lb C: 15st9lb G: 11st7lb BMI: 36.4 Loss: 0st6lb(2.67%)
#1
Have just made the choc mousse from recipe board with powdered gelatin. Mixed it up and allowed it to cool, and when I came back to it, it was all set like jelly. Have tried to stir it into the mousse, but it won't break up.

Any ideas what I've done wrong?
Thanks
 
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#2
Either left it for too long or used too much. Gelatin is a funny old thing to get right.
Just keep your eye on it in future, don't leave the thing unattended!!
 

toofatkat

Not such a fat kat now :)
S: 19st1.5lb C: 13st5lb G: 11st7lb BMI: 29.3 Loss: 5st10.5lb(30.09%)
#3
If you make the gelatine up first, then while you are making the rest of the mousse it can cool a little. but you do need to pour it in whilst its still hot/liquid and let the mousse set in the fridge.
 


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