Friday, 25 May 2012

French Food Friday...Mousse aux Fraises

 

At yesterday's market there was an abundance of strawberries or as they are called in French fraises hence today's recipe uses lots of strawberries.... 

Mousse aux Fraises


INGREDIENTS:
  • 500 grams/1 pound strawberries, plus 6 small ones for decoration if you wish
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 4 egg whites
  • pinch of salt
METHOD:
1. In a blender or food processor, puree berries with lemon juice and sugar.
2.In a mixing bowl beat cream until it is stiff. Gradually and gently mix the whipped cream with the berries.
3.In another mixing bowl beat egg whites with salt until stiff. Mix one cup of egg whites into berry and cream mixture, and then gently fold this back into egg whites.
4.Pour the mousse into individual serving dishes and decorate with a strawberry. Refrigerate for at least two hours.
Makes 6 servings.

             .....bon appétit à tous, Leeann x

6 comments:

  1. "Miam-Miam" as the French say. Yummy. I can't wait to try this. Strawberries are so fragrant right now. Thank you for the recipe et bon weekend! Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Looks delicious Leeann am sure it is a taste sensation!! Happy Friday
    Carla x

    ReplyDelete
  3. I just bought a basket of strawberries, so I will be trying this.
    Have a great weekend, Leeann!
    Teresa
    xoxo

    ReplyDelete
  4. I love strawberries, and this recipe sounds great. I am a new follower of GFC. Patsy

    ReplyDelete
  5. This recipe is fabulous. I am going to make it this week. Adds a summery feeling to cold wintery Melbourne. Happy week.

    ReplyDelete