Strawberry Champagne Mousse

By Luda Cheremeteff
August 7, 2016
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Author Notes: Refreshingly sweet, light and aromatic strawberry mousse that is whipped with just a touch of sugar, a dash of champagne and a secret ingredient to hold it all together in a most delightful and smooth summer dessert. It is truly a spoon of royal summer for your family, your friends, and most of all – for you, my dear cook. This recipe was inspired by one of the menus that was served to the last Russian Royal family in 1913, as well as by a Russian cookbook author Marina Dorogova. For more information visit my blog www.suburbancountess.comLuda Cheremeteff

Serves: 8

  • 4 full cups fresh quatered strawberries
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 2 packets of plain gelatin
  • 1/4 cup of champagne
  • 4 tablespoons of flattened champagne
  1. Mash strawberries with a masher
  2. Add sugar and gently mix
  3. Dissolve gelatin in flattened champagne over low heat, avoid boiling
  4. Add dissolved warm gelatin to mashed strawberries
  5. Whip the mixture with hand mixer on medium to high speed for 4 minutes
  6. Add 1/4 cup or a splash of champagne into whipped mixture, and gently mix it in
  7. Spoon into ramekins
  8. Let the mousse settle at room temperature for 30 to 40 minutes

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