Strawberry mousse
Recipe type: Dessert
Prep time: 
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Serves: 8
  • 2 lb. strawberries
  • 1 14oz. can condensed milk
  • Juice of ½ lime or lemon
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin
  • 3 egg whites
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • Whipped cream
  1. Wash the strawberries and reserve some of them to use as a garnish.
  2. Process the rest in a blender with the condensed milk and lime juice.
  3. In the meantime, bloom the gelatin in the orange juice. When fully hydrated place in a small saucepan and heat over low heat, stirring until the gelatin dissolves. Cool at room temperature and add to the strawberry mixture.
  4. Beat the egg whites in the mixer until foamy. Add the sugar, a tablespoon at a time, and when firm fold this meringue into the strawberry mixture.
  5. Pour into nice glasses or a lightly oiled baking pan, and refrigerate until set, (about 4 – 6 hours or overnight).
  6. To serve: unmold if using a baking pan, add a dollop of whipped cream, and garnish with strawberries.
  7. Note: You may want to add some mint leaves next to the strawberries.
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