Print Options

Back to Cherry Cheesecake Mousse >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Cherry Cheesecake Mousse

 Cherry Cheesecake Mousse
“What’s great about this recipe is that it is not only perfect for the Christmas season, but also nice all year-round,” notes Christine Schmidt of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. “I freeze fresh cherries in season to have on hand.“
10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh or frozen pitted sweet cherries
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 ounces white baking chocolate, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • Place the cherries in a food processor or blender; cover and process
  • until chopped. Transfer to a saucepan; stir in the gelatin. Let
  • stand for 1 minute. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cook and stir for
  • 1 minute or until gelatin is dissolved. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Refrigerate for 45 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the
  • confectioners' sugar, chocolate and vanilla until combined. Fold in
  • cherry mixture. In another bowl, beat whipping cream until soft
  • peaks form. Fold into the cherry cream mixture. Pour into dessert
  • dishes. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. Yield: 10
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 236 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.