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Fresh Strawberry Mousse

 Fresh Strawberry Mousse
With a whipped topping, this strawberry treat from Mary Jo Vanderwest of Grant, Michigan makes a sweet, elegant dessert.
3 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

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

Directions

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