For a light and airy dessert, you cannot go wrong with a mousse. From the French verb émousser meaning “make less blunt”. With its frothy texture, this easy strawberry mousse recipe will appeal to the young and old alike.
Now, there are all types of flavors of mousse you can make, almost any type of fruit will do. And for non-fruit lovers, chocolate mousse as well is a classic.
But for the moment we can stick to the simple strawberry that is easy to find and is rather straightforward to turn into a mousse. A yummy little dessert, wouldn’t you say?
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can you freeze the mousse?
I wouldn’t recommend it because it will lose its texture and its aroma. In addition, because the egg whites are uncooked, it will risk turning.
- 200g of strawberries
- 10cl of heavy cream
- 2 egg whites
- 1/2 cup of fine granulated sugar
- Wash and hull the strawberries.
- Using a food processor, blend the strawberries and sugar until you get a fine, smooth and homogeneous fruit puree.
- In a large bowl, beat the eggwhites.
- Add the heavy cream and strawberry mixture to the bowl with the eggwhites and blend.
- Scoop the mixture into glass cups, and leave in the fridge for 1 hour.
- Serve at cool temperature.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 147Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 30mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 1gSugar: 28gProtein: 2g
Note: We are not certified nutritionists and these estimates are approximate. Each individual’s dietary needs and restrictions are unique to the individual. You are ultimately responsible for all decisions pertaining to your health. This website is written and produced for informational purposes only.
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