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Millcroft Inn & Spa’s Strawberry Mousse

Strawberry mouse recipe from Millcroft Inn and Spa

Say hello to summer a simple yet out of this world dessert recipe. This easy strawberry mousse is a delicious balance of wonderful strawberry flavor and smooth creaminess. It’s the perfect creamy, fluffy mousse dessert to serve at any occasion. Our strawberry dessert recipe is courtesy of Pastry Chef Karen Souillet from Headwaters Restaurant at Millcroft Inn & Spa.  

Strawberry Mousse 

Compliments of Pastry Chef Karen Souillet from Headwaters Restaurant at Millcroft Inn & Spa.  

Serves 6 People (depending on glass size)

Strawberry mouse recipe from Millcroft Inn and Spa

Ingredients:

8 Egg yolks (large)
250 g Sugar
125 ml Milk
100 ml Strawberry purée
30 ml Brandy
1 tsp Lemon juice
25 g Gelatin
750 ml 35% Cream whipped
Drop of red color if desired

Method:

  1. Whip egg yolks, milk and sugar into a stainless-steel bowl. Whisk while warming this mixture over a bain marie until it is light and fluffy (egg yolks will go pale yellow).
  2. Add fruit purée. Make sure that the heat does not exceed 75˚C. Add brandy – DO NOT BOIL. 
  3. Presoak gelatin in 50ml of water then add to all other ingredients. Red food coloring and lemon juice may be added. 
  4. Fold in 35% whipped cream. Pour into glasses.

Tips:

You can pre-line a glass with thinly sliced strawberries for extra décor to make it look special.

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