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Strawberry Mousse

 Strawberry Mousse
Lightly sweet and refreshing, this easy-to-make mousse is a family favorite!
8-10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • CRUST:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Red food coloring, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir
  • in flour. Press onto the bottom of a 9-in. or 10-in. springform pan;
  • prick with a fork.
  • Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 300°; bake 20-25
  • minutes longer or until lightly browned. Cool.
  • Meanwhile, for filling, puree enough berries (about 1-1/2 pints) to
  • make 2 cups. Set aside remaining berries for garnish. Stir lemon
  • juice and sugar into puree.
  • In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for
  • 1 minute. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin is completely

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Strawberry Mousse (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • dissolved. Add to puree; chill until mixture begins to thicken.
  • Fold in whipped cream and food coloring if desired. Pour into crust;
  • chill until set. Garnish with reserved strawberries. Yield: 8-10
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 382 calories, 27 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 114 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.