Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder
Episode: Simple Classics
Print
Chilled Strawberry Mousse
Total:
4 hr 35 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
4 hr 35 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound/450 g fresh ripe strawberries, hulled
  • 3/4 cup/165 g sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch salt
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • Pinch cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup/125 ml heavy cream

Directions

Cut a piece of foil or parchment longer than the circumference of a 6-cup/1.5-liter mold. Double it for stiffness. Wrap around the outside rim so that it rises at least an inch above the top of the dish, and tape to secure. Puree the berries with 1/4 cup/55 g sugar, the lemon juice and salt. Strain and reserve. Put the yolks in a nonreactive bowl with 1/4 cup/55 g sugar and 1/2 cup/125 g of the berry puree. (Reserve the remaining puree for another use.) Set the bowl over a saucepan of barely simmering water, making sure the bowl does not touch the water below, and whisk until the sugar dissolves and it is warm in the center. Remove the bowl from the saucepan and set aside. Put 1/4 cup/60 ml water into a ramekin, sprinkle the gelatin on top and let soften 5 minutes. Set the ramekin in the hot water in the saucepan (make sure the water does not come up over the edge of the ramekin) and let it melt, about 2 minutes. It should be translucent. Whisk this into the berry mixture, and let cool until it thickens slightly. Don't let it set too far. Beat the whites with the cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually incorporate the remaining 1/4 cup/55 g sugar, and beat to thick, shiny peaks like whipped cream. Whip the cream in a separate bowl. Stir a spoonful of the whites into the berry mixture to lighten it. Scrape the remaining whites and cream on top and fold together. Spoon into the prepared mold, cover and refrigerate until firm, about 4 hours. To serve, remove the collar and spoon into dishes. This is best eaten on the day it is made or the next day. After that, the gelatin starts to break down.

Categories:

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

Recipe courtesy of Zoë François

Strawberry Pina Colada

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Bobby's Lighter Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen

Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake

Recipe courtesy of Tia Mowry

Mango-Strawberry Crumble

Recipe courtesy of Corky Pollan

Chocolate Mousse with Hazelnut Whipped Cream

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Stuffed French Toast with Fresh Strawberry Jam and Blueberries

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

On TV

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

3:30pm | 2:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

8:30pm | 7:30c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Late Nite Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12am | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30am | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here