Baby strawberry mousses…

Baby strawberry mousses.

Serves 8Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Chilling time: 3-4 hours


Ingredients:

  • 625g (1 lb 6oz) strawberries
  • 3 limes, grated rind only
  • 3 tablespoons runny honey
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 3 teaspoons powdered gelatine
  • 250 ml (8 fl oz) double cream
  • 250 g (8 oz) low fat natural yogurt
  • Extra small strawberries to decorate plus tiny biscuits, optional



Method:

  1. Puree 225 g (8 oz) of the strawberries then press through a sieve and reserve for decoration. 
  2. Puree the remaining strawberries, sieve then mix the puree with the lime rind and honey.
  3. Add the water to a small heatproof bowl, sprinkle the gelatine over the water so that the water absorbs all the powder. 
  4. Leave to stand for 5 minutes heat the bowl in a small saucepan of simmering water until it is a clear liquid.
  5. Whip the cream until it forms soft swirls. 
  6. Fold in the yogurt, pureed strawberry and lime mix then the gelatine in a thin trickle. 
  7. Pour into 8, 120 ml (4 fl oz) small liqueur glasses or coffee cups. 
  8. Chill for 3-4 hours or until the mousses have set.


To serve:

  •  Stir the reserved strawberry puree then pour a little over the top of each mousse. 
  • Decorate with tiny strawberries and serve with dainty biscuits, if liked.
  • There will be loads of Spring berries from Spain around for Valentine’s ….


Recipe and photo credits- Seasonal Berries

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8 Comments

  1. Elpiniki
    28th January 2012 / 3:32 pm

    So colorful! I would love it if I had one of these right now!I just found your blog and I loved it! Am a happy follower now!Visit me at: my-greek-cooking.blogspot.comHope to see you around again!

  2. Clairejustine
    28th January 2012 / 7:21 pm

    @Elpiniki thank you for following and the lovely comment,going to follow back :0)

  3. Rachel {BubblyNatureCreations.com}
    29th January 2012 / 3:26 am

    These are so cute!!! They look yummy too!!! Thanks for linking up at the party!!! Have a great Sunday!

  4. Clairejustine
    29th January 2012 / 9:35 am

    Hi Rachel,thanks for stopping by 🙂

  5. Deana
    30th January 2012 / 3:46 am

    Thanks for Linking up @CountryMommaCooks….Have a wonderful week!

  6. Clairejustine
    30th January 2012 / 7:27 am

    Thank you Deana 🙂

  7. Michelle
    8th February 2012 / 8:15 pm

    Thanks for linking again, Clairejustine!

  8. Clairejustine
    9th February 2012 / 8:13 pm

    Thanks for the invite Michelle 🙂

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