- 1 cup Strawberriesfinely chopped
- 8 tbsp Sugardivided (1 tbsp + 6 tbsp + 1 tbsp)
- 5 tbsp Waterdivided (2 tbsp + 3 tbsp)
- ¾ tsp Gelatinunflavored
- hint Saltto taste
- 2 large Egg whites
- ¼ tsp Vanilla extract
- ½ cup Heavy whipping cream
Fresh Strawberry Mousse
This Fresh Strawberry Mousse is a great make ahead dessert for summer entertaining. I always thought of mousse as one of those restaurant dishes that I would never be able to make at home. That was until I found out about this method and I realise that making strawberry mousse is actually not so complicated! The only special equipment you need is a candy thermometer.
The method is described in more detail below, but all you’ll need to do is puree some strawberries with a little sugar. Prepare some sugar syrup and separately prepare some gelatin. Then combine beaten egg whites and sugar with whipped cream and fold in the pureed strawberry. This mousse comes together beautifully! You’ll be wondering why you avoided mousse for so long!
To make Fresh Strawberry Mousse, you will need the following ingredients:
So, how do you make Fresh Strawberry Mousse?
Steps to make Fresh Strawberry Mousse
Blend the strawberries with the sugar
Make sugar syrup
Continue to cook the syrup
Whisk the egg whites
Add remaining sugar
Add sugar syrup and vanilla
Fold the beaten egg whites into the whipped cream
Fold in the strawberry puree
Divide into individual portions