Strawberry Ricotta Mousse With Blackberry Topping

Published on May 17, 2015

  by   Kristina Stosek

13 reviews

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 3 minutes Serves: 4-6
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Indulge in the simplest yet deliciousl gluten-free dessert: Strawberry Ricotta Mousse With Blackberry Topping. This recipe requires just six ingredients and minimal effort, resulting in a light and refreshing treat or dessert.

strawberry ricotta mousse in glass cups topped with strawberry sauce


  • Ricotta cheese
  • Fresh strawberries
  • Blackberries
  • Whipping cream
  • Tapioca flour
  • Pure maple syrup

Easy Preparation

No eggs, no cooking—just effortless steps to create this delectable mousse. This French-style gluten-free dessert is light, not too sweet and creamy. 

Blackberry Topping

The topping features fresh blackberries cooked briefly to produce a thick, luscious blackberry sauce.

Seasonal Dessert

Perfect for showcasing seasonal berries, this gluten-free berry dessert strikes a balance between lightness and creaminess, offering a not-too-sweet finale to any meal.

If you like berry desserts you will enjoy the Chocolate Blackberry Pie or our famous Gluten-Free Strawberry Tiramisu Dessert

Versatile Dessert

Elevate your summer dessert repertoire with this delightful addition: Strawberry Ricotta Mousse. Its chilled texture provides a refreshing and satisfying indulgence, particularly during hot summer days. While ideal for summer, don’t limit this dessert’s to just one season. This sweet indulgence is a delicious treat regardless of the time of year.

Easy Gluten-Free Option

Whether you’re seeking a hassle-free gluten-free dessert or simply craving a swift, creamy mousse, try this easy recipe. It’s designed to cater to your dessert needs with ease and flair, and without gluten.

strawberry ricotta mousse

Quick Strawberry Mousse Preparation

For a swift yet satisfying dessert, gather your ingredients and a food processor. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Blend Strawberries: Begin by adding fresh strawberries to the food processor. Process them until smooth, creating a luscious strawberry puree.
  2. Incorporate Ricotta: Introduce the ricotta cheese to the strawberry puree in the food processor. Whip the mixture until it achieves a light and creamy consistency.
  3. Whip Cream: In a separate bowl, whip the cream until it forms soft peaks.
  4. Fold and Chill: Gently fold the whipped cream into the strawberry and ricotta mixture until well combined. Spoon the mousse into serving bowls, then refrigerate until chilled.
  5. Serve and Enjoy: Once chilled, your Strawberry Ricotta Mousse is ready to be savored. Enjoy its delightful flavor and creamy texture with every spoonful.


blackberry sauce

Blackberry Topping 3-Minute Preparation

Enhance the flavor of your mousse with an amazing blackberry topping. Here’s how to prepare it:

  1. Combine Ingredients: In a small saucepan, whisk together water and tapioca flour. Add fresh blackberries and a splash of maple syrup to the mixture.
  2. Cook and Thicken: Place the saucepan over medium heat and bring the mixture to a boil. Cook for approximately 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens to your desired consistency.
  3. Blend to Smoothness: Once thickened, transfer the sauce to a blender. Blend until smooth, ensuring a velvety texture.
  4. Spoon Over Mousse: Spoon the blackberry sauce generously over the prepared mousse, evenly distributing it for a burst of fruity flavor.
  5. Chill for Serving: Place the assembled mousse with the blackberry topping in the refrigerator to chill. This step allows the flavors to meld and the dessert to set perfectly.

strawberry ricotta mousse

Recipe Review

One of the many reasons to adore this Strawberry Ricotta Mousse With Blackberry Topping is its impressive shelf life. When stored in the refrigerator, this dessert maintains its fresh flavor and texture for up to five days.

Sweet Cravings Satisfied

Imagine the joy of having a creamy, fresh gluten-free berry dessert ready whenever those sweet cravings strike. With this mousse on hand, satisfying your dessert craving becomes easy!

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