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Maple Syrup Cream Recipe

Maple Syrup Cream Recipe

This was a favorite dessert of my French ancestors from Quebec. The mousse is very creamy with a rich maple flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • Additional maple syrup

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. In a small saucepan, bring milk to a gentle boil; stir in gelatin mixture until dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in syrup and salt. Cover and refrigerate for 45 minutes or until partially set.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form; fold into gelatin mixture. Spoon into eight individual serving dishes. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until set. Just before serving, drizzle with additional maple syrup. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 185 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 58 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.