Fresh Strawberry Mousse Recipe
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Fresh Strawberry Mousse Recipe

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With a whipped topping, this strawberry treat from Mary Jo Vanderwest of Grant, Michigan makes a sweet, elegant dessert.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 423 calories, 30g fat (18g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Crush strawberries; drain and reserve juice. Set berries aside. Add enough water to reserved juice to measure 3/4 cup; pour into a saucepan. Bring to a boil. In a small bowl, combine gelatin and sugar; add boiling juice mixture and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Cool completely.
  2. Stir in crushed strawberries. In a small bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form; fold into berry mixture. Return all to the bowl. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Before serving, beat until fluffy. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Strawberry Mousse in Cooking for 2 Spring 2006, p58

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joemdavis55 User ID: 2683949 69407
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2009

"I substituted Spenda for sugar and used sugar-free gelatin. Turned out just as good and was able to be eaten by my diabetic parents."

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