Strawberry Ricotta Mousse With Blackberry Topping

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When fresh berries are in season, this strawberry ricotta mousse with blackberry topping makes a simple tasty dessert. This French-style dessert is light and not too sweet. This dessert makes a lovely presentation at a dinner party

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ripe strawberries, hulled
  • 2 cups whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • FOR THE TOPPING
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp. tapioca starch
  • 6 oz. blackberries
  • 2 Tbsp. agave nectar
  • Instructions

  • Using a food processor blend strawberries until smooth. Taste for sweetness, if they are ripe you shouldn't have to add a sweetener
  • Then add ricotta cheese and blend until creamy
  • In a separate bowl beat the cream until small peaks form
  • Gently fold the whipped cream into the strawberry mixture
  • Spoon the mousse into serving bowls and chill
  • FOR THE TOPPING
  • In a small saucepan whisk together water and tapioca. Add blackberries and agave and bring to a boil. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes over medium heat or until sauce thickens.
  • Transfer to a blender and blend until smooth, and then chill.
  • Pour cooled blackberry sauce over the mousse and refrigerate for 3 hours. Enjoy!


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