How to Make Strawberry Mousse

One of the best dishes in strawberry season is the strawberry mousse. It is a very popular dessert and is demanded a lot, especially by children. Strawberry mousse can be served as a quick fix and is not very hard to make. Follow the instructions below to make excellent strawberry mousse in no time.

Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 2 hrs
Total time: 2 hrs and 10 min
Yields: 6 Servings
Utensils: Blender or food processor, mixing bowl

Ingredients:
Fresh strawberries: 1 quart
Strawberry gelatine: 1 package (1.4 ounces) 4 serving-size
Boiling water: ½ cup
Sugar: ¼ cup
Heavy cream: 2 cups
Whole strawberries and whipped cream: for garnishing purpose

Instructions

  • 1

    Clean the strawberries

    First of all you need to clean the strawberries you have. You can do this by simply putting them in a basket and washing them with water. This is important to remove dirt which usually accumilates on their skins.

  • 2

    Blend the strawberries

    Now you need to thoroughly blend the strawberries. Cut them into half and then put them in the blender and run it until they are smooth. After blending strawberries, set them aside.

  • 3

    Pour water over gelatine and sugar

    Take a large bowl and add about 1.4 ounces of strawberry gelatine and ¼ cup of sugar to it. Mix it all and then add ½ cup of boiling water into this mixture. Stir the mixture again until everything is dissolved.

  • 4

    Add blended strawberries to the gelatine mixture and then add whipped cream

    Now you need to add the blended strawberries to the gelatine and sugar mixture you made earlier. Note that the mixture should be at room temperature at this point. In case it is not at room temperature, you need to refrigerate it so it cools down.

    After adding the strawberries to the mixture, you need to add whipped cream and blend it all. However, make sure the cream is not runny when you add it.

  • 5

    Refrigerate the new mixture

    After whipping the cream and blending it with the gelatine and strawberry mixture, you need to refrigerate it. You can either refrigerate the whole mixture in a mixing bowl or pour it into individual servings and refrigerate it. It will take about 2 hours for the mixture to set.

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