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Mix a mousse - What did I do wrong?

#1
I have tried to make summer berry jelly with mix a mousse and water flavouring today.

I put the water in the fridge for a couple of hours before I started, then mixed in the MaM with a braun stick blender. It has mixed in fine without any lumps but it hasn't set, it just looks like water with a thick white froth on the top:cry:

I'm not sure where i've gone wrong?

Help me please
 
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flirty40greeneyes

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#3
How much water did you use??? And was it verrrry cold??? I use to put it in the freezer - and take it out before it became frozen.
 
#4
I used a pint of water and 2 scoops of MaM. I'm thinking it was the water, it was in the fridge for a couple of hours and maybe not cold enough.

Is it a complete loss with this one or can I rescue it by putting it in the freezer? I'm assuming all the gelatine is in the froth on top so i'll have to bin it.
 

flirty40greeneyes

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#5
150ml of water per scoop .... so you used too much water!!!

Think you could try freezing it into ice lolly moulds and having it as summer berry ice lolly!!
 
#7
oh pooh! I followed the instructions on here too. I don't have any lolly moulds either.

Ah well, i'll try again. If i use 3.5 scoops, that means i'll get less than 3 jelly's from a tub? I think i'll stick to making mousse with it.
 

lancslass53

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#8
i use a pint of water with 2 scoops and its absolutely fine, i dont put water in freezer either, i make a jug up every morning and make jelly late afternoon, maybe it wasnt quite cold enough :D
 
#9
Hi Their my recipe says add a tea spoon of summer berry water flavouring to half a litre of water along with a few drops of red food colouring, add 1.5-2 scoops of mix a mousse blend in bleander once set you will have a mousse type froth on top this is completely normal I made it last night and it was great this was the first time that I had made it,tonight I had ice-lollies
 
#10
Yep - 500mls water and 2 scoops of mix a mousse with 1 teaspoon of flavouring works for me. When you blend it some of the mix a mousse might stick to sides so scrape it off and whizz again. I put water in freezer for 30 mins if I want to make mousse but didn't need to for the jelly!
 
#11
Thanks everyone, I left it in the fridge and checked it last night and it had set so i'm guessing I needed the water to be colder, I've just had some of it for breakfast this morning. I was going to have all of it but I was full up after half :D

It's yummy!
 


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