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Strawberry Mousse Dessert Cups

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24
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Mini desserts like these cute mousse-filled cups are great for buffets and parties—guests can sample more than one tasty treat!
Created Sep 8, 2011
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  • 1/2 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon whipping cream
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 24 miniature dessert or cordial chocolate cups


  • 1
    In small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1 tablespoon whipping cream; set aside to soften gelatin.
  • 2
    In food processor, place strawberries and powdered sugar. Cover; process until smooth. Pour mixture into 1-quart saucepan; add softened gelatin. Cook over medium heat, beating with whisk occasionally, until mixture comes to a simmer and gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat; cool 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In small bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. On low speed, beat strawberry mixture into whipped cream until blended.
  • 4
    Place mousse in decorating bag fitted with small star tip. Pipe mousse into chocolate cups. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes, or up to 2 hours before serving. Garnish with fresh sliced strawberries, if desired.

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