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Substitution for gelatine leaves in a buttermilk mousse

I have a recipe for buttermilk mousse that I want to try. It calls for gelatine leaves, which I don't have and would rather not buy for one dish. Can I soften powdered gelatin in the cream or buttermilk instead, and if so, how much powdered gelatin equals a sheet of gelatine?

Diana B is a trusted home cook.

asked over 2 years ago
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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 2 years ago

David Lebovitz says one envelope gelatin = 3.5 sheets. His sheets are 3x5 inch.

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Diana B

Diana B is a trusted home cook.

added over 2 years ago

Thank you!

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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 2 years ago

Also..he said one envelope will softly set 3 cups of liquid or firmly sets 2 cuos.