Strawberry Mousse Recipe

Strawberry Mousse
submitted by bahuja2001 at ifood.tv

Summary

Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Strawberries1 Pound, hulled
 Unflavored gelatin1 Tablespoon
 Sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Teaspoon
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg whites2
For decorations
 Strawberries4 , sliced
 Cognac2 Tablespoon
 Fresh mint leaves4 , cut into strips

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1662 Calories from Fat 795

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 91 g139.2%

Saturated Fat 55.4 g276.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 328.8 mg

Sodium 224.5 mg9.4%

Total Carbohydrates 181 g60.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.7 g42.8%

Sugars 158.8 g

Protein 28 g55.6%

Vitamin A 78.6% Vitamin C 505.9%

Calcium 27% Iron 15.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Puree the strawberries, then pass through a sieve to remove the seeds.
Dissolve the gelatin in a little of the puree in a small bowl placed over a saucepan of hot water.
Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly, then blend with the remaining puree.
Add half the sugar and lemon juice to taste.
Whip the cream and fold into the puree.
Beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry, then gradually beat in half the remaining sugar.
Add the rest of the sugar and beat until stiff.
Fold into the puree.
Divide equally between 4 lightly oiled heart-shaped molds and leave to set in a cold place.
Cover loosely when set.
For the decoration, sprinkle the sliced strawberries with a little Cognac and mint and chill.
Unmold the mousses onto cold plates and decorate with the strawberries sprinkled with Cognac and mint.
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