Strawberry Mousse Dessert Cups

Strawberry Mousse Dessert Cups

Mini desserts like these cute mousse-filled cups are great for buffets and parties—guests can sample more than one tasty treat!

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teaspoon unflavored gelatin
tablespoon whipping cream
cup sliced fresh strawberries
cup powdered sugar
cup whipping cream
teaspoon vanilla
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.
Makes 24 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If premade chocolate cups are unavailable, you can make your own by painting the inside of mini paper cups with tempered chocolate or confectionary chocolate (this kind does not require tempering but is sweeter).

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 0mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.