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Strawberry and white chocolate mousse recipe

Strawberry and white chocolate mousse recipe

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Make the most of in-season British strawberries with this super summer dessert. Fresh strawberries and creamy white chocolate is a match made in heaven and this easy-to-make mousse is a simply delicious way to marry the two flavours. See method

  • Serves 6
  • Takes 20 mins, plus at least 1 hr setting
  • 305 calories / serving
  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free


  • 2 x 227g packs strawberries, 4 reserved, the rest trimmed and quartered
  • 40g icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon or lime juice (optional)
  • 70g white chocolate, 50g finely grated
  • 300ml pot whipping cream
  • 6 small fresh mint sprigs, to serve (optional)
If you don't have any limes, try a lemon instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    24g 34%
  • Saturates

    15g 74%
  • Sugars

    19g 21%
  • Salt

    0.1g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 18.8g Protein 2.2g Fibre 3g


  1. Put the quartered strawberries in a food processor or blender with the icing sugar and lemon juice, if using, and blitz to a smooth purée. Add 1 tbsp to each serving glass and set aside.
  2. Put the grated white chocolate in a mixing bowl with the whipping cream and remaining strawberry purée, then whip to stiff peaks. Divide between the glasses, then transfer to the fridge for at least 1 hr (or up to 12 hrs) to set.
  3. To serve, halve the reserved strawberries and use a vegetable peeler to peel the remaining chocolate into small curls. Use to top the mousses, then add a mint sprig to each glass, if you like.

Freezing and defrosting guidelines

Freeze purée only. In order to enjoy optimum flavour and quality, frozen items are best used within 3 months of their freezing date. For more tips on freezing and defrosting food, read our article Love Your Freezer.

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