Strawberry Cheese Mousse Recipe

A light and creamy strawberry cheese mousse that combines the sweetness of fresh strawberries with the rich flavor of cream cheese. Perfect for a delightful dessert or a refreshing treat on a warm day.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, chilled
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Fresh strawberries and mint leaves for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Strawberry Puree:
    • In a blender or food processor, puree the chopped strawberries with granulated sugar and lemon juice until smooth.
    • Strain the puree through a fine mesh sieve to remove seeds and set aside.
  2. Whip the Cream:
    • In a large mixing bowl, whip the chilled heavy whipping cream until soft peaks form. Set aside.
  3. Mix the Cream Cheese:
    • In another bowl, beat the softened cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
  4. Combine Ingredients:
    • Gently fold the strawberry puree into the cream cheese mixture until well combined.
    • Carefully fold in the whipped cream until fully incorporated and the mixture is light and airy.
  5. Chill the Mousse:
    • Spoon the mousse into individual serving glasses or bowls.
    • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to allow the mousse to set.
  6. Serve:
    • Garnish with fresh strawberries and mint leaves before serving, if desired.
    • Enjoy your delicious strawberry cheese mousse!

This recipe makes approximately 4 servings.

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