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                            LAVENDER ROSE MOUSSE
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      quart         red rose petals
    6                    Lavender flower spikes
    3      c             Water
    2      Envelopes     Knox gelatin
    3      tb            Sugar
      1/2  pt            Whipping cream
    1      Square        Dark semi sweet chocolate
                         Few drops of red food color
   Wash lavender and rose petals gently and place in pan.
   Cover with water and bring to boil.  Reduce and simmer
   until petals lose color. Remove petals from water and
   bring water back to boil. Continue boiling the water
   until reduced to 1 1/2 c of liquid. Add sugar and
   gelatin; stir to dissolve. Remove from heat and let
   stand until cooled to room temperature. Beat whipping
   cream until stiff and add to rose water. Mix well
   adding a few drops of food coloring, if you wish .
   Pour into jello mold or individual cups. Refrigerate
   until set. Melt chocolate in double boiler. Unmold
   mousse and decorate by dribbling chocolate lightly
   over top or with chocolate leaves and rose petals.
   Source: Herb  Quarterly # 42; shared by Emilie Boyd
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