Pink Berry Mousse Recipe; an easy pink dessert recipe that is fluffy, eggless, and just melts in your mouth! Perfect for Valentine's day!
Hi beauties! I'm not sure if you've noticed, but I'm a bit of a raspberry freak. Whenever there's an opportunity for me to get my hands on some raspberries, I always go for it. But sometimes I want something that's just as good as fresh raspberries, but easier to make.
That's why this pink berry mousse recipe is so great: It uses frozen raspberries and whipped cream and can be made in just minutes! Plus, it tastes amazing and will impress your friends at any party or get-together. Can't go wrong with a pretty pink berry mousse recipe to brighten someones day!
Berry mousse is a light and fluffy dessert that can be made with any kind of fruit, but raspberry mousse is especially delicious. Raspberries are a great source of antioxidants and they contain vitamins A, C, E and K as well as fiber. This mousse recipe is easy to make and will be the perfect Valentine's Day dessert for your loved ones!
How to Make Pink Berry Mousse Recipe
- Raspberries or Strawberries - Fresh or frozen berries is fine, the more you use in this recipe the deeper the pink color will be.
- Whole or whipping cream (or heavy cream)
Slice the strawberries/raspberries. In a blender or food processor, combine the sliced strawberries and sugar; puree until smooth. If there is a lot of juice you can strain it a little in a fine meshed sieve. Remove ½ cup of strawberry and raspberry puree and set aside. In a cold large bowl, beat together the cream and puree until stiff peaks form using a whisk attachment or electric mixer. Then fold in the remaining puree gently with a rubber spatula.
Divide the mousse among your fancy serving glasses, serving dishes or small bowl. Refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight, if desired. You can top with fresh sliced strawberries or raspberries, and serve. You can layer with fresh berries on top, edible roses, chocolate shavings, or even sprinkle gelatin powder!
This recipe does not use eggs, egg whites, egg yolks or a gelatin mixture. You can make a mousse cake but I recommend chilling between steps and cake layers! You can more or less raspberries to achieve the perfect beautiful pink color to your preference. Or you can add in other berries if you dont care about the pink color like blackberries and blueberries!
Tips for Making the Perfect Mousse
Making the perfect yet easy raspberry mousse recipe is pretty simple, but it can be hard to avoid the common pitfalls. Here are some tips for doing just that:
- Make sure your ingredients are chilled before whipping them together (the colder the better). If you don't have time to chill them in the fridge for at least an hour, place them in an ice bath and stir until they're cold enough.
- Don't overmix! Mousse is basically whipped cream and sugar, so you don't need to beat it until it's frothy. Just mix until everything is incorporated, then pour into a glass and refrigerate until set.
- Use a hand mixer or stand mixer on high speed until your mixture is fluffy and light in texture. You'll know it's done when you lift up the beater and see that there's no more liquid on top of it—it should all be incorporated into the mixture. Once it starts looking like whipped cream, stop mixing immediately.
- Don’t be afraid of flavors that might not seem like they belong together—like chocolate, vanilla extract, mint, lemon juice, or other sauces with the raspberries—because they totally do!
- You can also add a little bit of alcohol (such as rum or brandy) into your mousse for extra flavor! Considering it is a special occasion and all!
Benefits of Raspberries and Strawberries
Raspberries are a good source of vitamin C and B6, which help boost your immune system. They're also full of antioxidants that can help fight off i nflammation and protect against certain cancers.Raspberries are an excellent source of manganese, which is essential for bone health, neurological function, and blood sugar regulation. Manganese also plays an important role in the production of collagen!
Strawberries are highly nutritious and low in calories—one cup of sliced strawberries contains only 50 calories! They're also rich in vitamin C, which is important for your immune system and keeping your gums healthy. Strawberries also contain potassium, iron, calcium, folic acid, fiber, and antioxidants. Strawberries are good for your heart, because they help lower cholesterol levels and blood pressure. They also are said to help prevent cancer by reducing inflammation in the body.
This is a great recipe to try, especially if you're looking for something new and different. It's also really easy to make, so you don't have any excuses not to try it! I hope that this Pink Berry Mousse Recipe inspires you all!
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PINK BERRY MOUSSE RECIPE
- Hand Mixer
- 13 oz Raspberries or Strawberries Frozen is fine
- ½ cup Sugar
- 1 cup Whole or Whipping Cream
- Slice the strawberries/raspberries. In a blender or food processor, combine the sliced strawberries and sugar; puree until smooth.
- Remove ½ cup of puree and set aside. In a cold bowl, beat together the cream and puree until stiff peaks form.
- Then fold in the remaining puree gently. Divide the mousse among your fancy serving glasses.
- Refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight, if desired. You can top with fresh sliced strawberries or raspberries, and serve.
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