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How to Make Easy Strawberry Mousse

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Strawberry Mousse is a quick and easy make-ahead dessert with a smooth and creamy mouthfeel. This summer treat has Wild Strawberry Preserves, heavy cream, sour cream, mascarpone, and sugar. They come together for an astonishing strawberry mousse adding an exciting ending to that special meal or make any regular meal special.


Units Scale
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 8 oz softened mascarpone cream
  • 1 cup chilled heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • A pinch of xanthan gum (optional) but this will give better texture to the mousse.

Flavoring options (pick one):

Garnish: Chopped nuts and sliced fresh strawberry.


  1. Combine in a large bowl the heavy cream, powder sugar, and xanthan gum (optional). Beat on high until creates soft peaks.
  2. Add flavoring, choosing one of the following options:
    1. ¼ cup of the Very Strawberry Preserve
    2. ¼ cup of roasted strawberry puree (see blog post for recipe)
    3. 3 Tablespoons Amoretti Wild Strawberry Artisan Flavor
  3. Add in the sour cream and mascarpone cream and beat just to combine. Do not over mix. Use a spatula and finish combining if needed.
  4. Spoon (or use a pastry bag to pipe) the mousse into glasses.
  5. Sprinkle with chopped pistachios and chopped strawberries.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: French
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