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White Chocolate And Strawberry Mousse

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Ingredients
  Strawberries 10 Ounce (750 Gram)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  White chocolate 9 Ounce, broken
  Chocolate liqueur 1 Tablespoon
  Powdered gelatin 12 Gram
  Double cream 16 Fluid Ounce (450 Milliliter)
  Icing sugar 1 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a blender or food processor add half the strawberries and puree until smooth.
2. Through a fine sieve into a bowl pass the pureed strawberries and add the lemon juice.
3. Slice the rest of the fruit and add to the puree. Refrigerate until required
MAKING
4. In a heatproof bowl over a double boiler, add the chocolate pieces and chocolate liqueur, if using and leave for about 5 minutes, stirring from time to time, until melted.
5. In a cup or small bowl sprinkle the gelatine over 50ml water and let it soak for 5 minutes.
6. Into a pan add a quarter of the cream, the sugar and warm gently.
7. Put in the soaked gelatine and stir for 5 minutes over a low heat such that the gelatine has dissolved - not letting the mixture to boil.
8. Into the melted chocolate add this cream mixture and stir until smooth.
9. Add three-quarters of the strawberry puree.
10. Into a bowl pour the remaining cream and whip until soft peaks form.
11. Gradually fold the whipped cream into the chocolate and strawberry mixture.
12. Between 4 serving glasses distribute the mixture and let it chill for at least 2 hrs or preferably overnight.
13. Chill the remaining strawberry puree, too.
SERVING
14. On top of each mousse spoon the remaining strawberry puree and serve with a few crunchy biscotti, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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