Zabadee el Mishmish Apricot Mousse a Light summer dessert

Egyptian Food and Recipes



1/2 cup dried apricots

2 tablespoons honey

1/2 cup cottage cheese (non or low fat works fine)

1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt

1/2 packet unflavored gelatin




1. Put apricots in bowl and cover with boiling water.

2. Set aside for 1 hour to soften.

3. Place drained apricots in blender, add honey and blend until smooth.

4. In a small saucepan, dissolve gelatin in 2 tbls of water.

5. Place on low heat and stir until all gelatin is dissolved.

6. Combine cottage cheese and yogurt in a seperate bowl and whip until smooth.

7. (this can be done in the blender too.) Pour yogurt mixture into a bowl and slowly stir in the gelatin, the fold in the apricot puree.

8. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.



Last Updated: June 7th, 2011