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.
- 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
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.
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