Strawberry Ricotta Mousse With Blackberry Topping

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When fresh berries are in season, this makes a deliciously simple dessert for any occasion. This French-style dessert is light and fluffy with lovely presentation

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ripe organic strawberries (it is important that they are ripe. Otherwise you will need to add a sweetener)
  • 2 cups whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • FOR THE TOPPING
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp. gluten-free corn starch
  • 6 oz. organic blackberries
  • 2 tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • Instructions

  • In a food processor, blend the strawberries. Taste and see if you need to add a sweetener, they strawberries should be and sweet.
  • Then add ricotta cheese and blend until fluffy.
  • In a separate bowl beat the cream until small peaks form.
  • Gently fold the whipped cream into the ricotta and strawberry mixture
  • Spoon the mousse into serving bowls and then chill
  • FOR THE TOPPING
  • Whisk together water and cornstarch in a small saucepan, add blackberries and maple syrup and bring to boil. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  • Transfer to a blender and blend until smooth, and then chill.
  • Pour the blackberry sauce on top of mousse and refrigerate for 3 hours before serving.


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