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quick and easy strawberry mousse
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Quick and Easy Strawberry Mousse

Quick and Easy Strawberry Mousse is the perfect summertime dessert. Light and airy with sweet strawberries and can be made ahead to be ready when you are!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 270.87kcal

Ingredients

Strawberry Sauce

  • 2 pounds Fresh Strawberries stemmed and cut
  • 1/3 cup golden agave syrup (or honey)
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Strawberry Mousse

  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup strawberry sauce ingredients above

Instructions

Strawberry Sauce

  • Combine Strawberries, agave, vanilla, and lemon juice in a small pot.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently and breaking up strawberries for about 5 minutes.
  • Strawberries should be soft and easily mashed.
  • Strain strawberry mixture into bowl using a mesh strainer.
  • Press strawberries to get as much of the juice and syrup out as possible. Place left over strawberry mash aside to use in smoothies later.
  • Pour strawberry sauce back into pot and bring to a boil, stirring frequently, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Let cool.

Strawberry Mousse

  • Whip together whipping cream and sugar until peaks form.
  • Fold in 1/3 cup strawberry sauce
  • Place about 2 Tablespoons strawberry sauce in bottom of small bowl or small mason jar. Top with whipped cream strawberry mixture.
  • Place in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Top with fresh strawberries.

Notes

If you prefer, the sauce and strawberry mousse can be kept separate until ready to serve and served out of a large bowl.

Nutrition

Calories: 270.87kcal | Carbohydrates: 25.54g | Protein: 2.23g | Fat: 18.92g | Saturated Fat: 11.58g | Sodium: 22.15mg | Fiber: 2.77g | Sugar: 20.82g