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Easy Strawberry Mousse

A light and delicious treat for the summer, make this for a party and it will impress your guests! This recipe was slightly adapted from Cooking Light.
Course Dessert, Mousse, Strawberry
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Strawberry Mousse, Strawberry Mousse
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 276kcal
Author Shelby @ The Life and Loves of Grumpy's Honeybunch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely chopped strawberries
  • 5 tablespoons splenda
  • 5 tablespoons water divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • dash salt
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  • Toss chopped berries and splenda together and place in food processor. Let stand 10 minutes then process until smooth.
  • Pour 2 tablespoons water in a large bowl and sprinkle with the gelatin. Let sit 5 minutes.
  • Once the gelatin has sat, add to egg whites and whisk until foamy. Add 1 tablespoon splenda and whisk until soft peaks form.
  • Set whites aside and over medium heat in small saucepan, bring 4 tablespoons splenda, 3 tablespoon water and dash of salt to a boil. Cook until 240 degrees (about 4 minutes).
  • Gradually whisk syrup and vanilla into egg whites and beat at high speed until high peaks form.
  • Fold 1/4 of the egg white mixture into the strawberry mixture. Then fold strawberry mixture into remaining egg white mixture. Divide between 6 dessert parfait glasses. Chill 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg