Strawberry Mousse Parfaits
This luxuriously smooth mousse is arranged into visually appealing strawberry and whipped cream layers that add charm to a dessert favorite.
—Mary Lou Timpson, Colorado City, Arizona
12 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling
- 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed, undrained
- 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- 1/8 teaspoon red food coloring, optional
- 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
- Place strawberries in a food processor; process until pureed. In a
- small saucepan, combine cornstarch and strawberries until blended.
- Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
- Transfer to a large bowl; refrigerate until chilled.
- Set aside 1 cup strawberry mixture. Add condensed milk, orange juice
- and, if desired, food coloring to remaining mixture; stir until
- blended. Fold in whipped cream.
- Spoon 1/4 cup cream mixture into each of 12 parfait dishes or
- cocktail glasses. Layer each with 4 teaspoons of reserved strawberry
- mixture and 1/4 cup cream mixture. Refrigerate until serving. Yield:
- 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 parfait equals 294 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 59 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.