Apple Tea Mousse Cake

Ingredients:(Serves 6)
    1 cup water
    8 Apple Tea bags
    4 egg yolks
    1 cup sugar, divided
    1 1/2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin powder
    2 to 3 tablespoons water
    3 egg whites (1/2 cup)
    2 cups (1 pint) whipping cream, whipped
    Additional whipped cream
    2 tablespoons honey
    1 ounce amarula or other favorite liqueur
    1 green apple
    Mint for decorations
    Directions:

    1. Boil water and tea together; reduce heat. Let steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and chill.


    2. Beat egg yolks and half the sugar in a bain-marie (hot water bath) until fluffy. Let cool. Dissolve gelatin with a little water. Beat egg whites and remaining sugar until fluffy and add to egg yolk mixture, folding carefully.


    3. Add 2 cups whipped cream, gelatin and tea. Place in dessert dishes or 4-cup mold and refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve in dishes or unmold and slice on plates. Top each with a dollop of whipped cream then drizzle with honey and liqueur.

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