Strawberry Mousse: Easy French Recipe

From the French word mousse, meaning light and frothy, this easy strawberry mousse recipe is a dessert that will appeal to the young and old alike.
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This Recipe includes

strawberries Strawberries
heavy cream Heavy cream
egg Egg whites
sugar Fine granulated sugar

Why we love it

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 for an afternoon snack, wouldn’t you say?

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.

strawberry mousse recipe

Strawberry Mousse Recipe

Nassie Angadi
A strawberry mousse that kids and adults will love.
4.42 from 12 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Desserts
Cuisine French
Servings 4
Calories 147 kcal


  • 200 g of strawberries
  • 10 cl 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.


Serving: 1gCalories: 147kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 30mgFiber: 1gSugar: 28g
Keyword desserts, gluten-free, snacks, strawberries
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