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Ginger Mousse with Strawberry Sauce

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 2 hr 25 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Enjoy this ginger flavored mousse topped with strawberry sauce that’s perfect for a dessert.

Ingredients

Mousse

2
cups whipping cream
1/4
cup sugar
3
tablespoons brandy or ginger-flavored liqueur
1 1/2
cups shredded coconut
3
tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger
7
oz. (about 32 to 50) gingersnaps

Sauce

1
(10-oz.) pkg. frozen sliced strawberries with syrup, thawed

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, combine cream, sugar and brandy. Beat at high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold in coconut and ginger.
  • 2 In 1 1/2-quart souffle dish or bowl, layer cream mixture and gingersnaps, beginning and ending with cream mixture. (Cookies should be in single layer, not overlapped.) Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours but not more than 8 hours.
  • 3 When ready to serve, place strawberries in blender container or food processor bowl with metal blade; blend until pureed. Spoon scoops of mousse into 6 individual dessert dishes; top with sauce. Store in the refrigerator.
  • 1 In large bowl, combine cream, sugar and brandy. Beat at high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold in coconut and ginger.
  • 2 In 1 1/2-quart souffle dish or bowl, layer cream mixture and gingersnaps, beginning and ending with cream mixture. (Cookies should be in single layer, not overlapped.) Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours but not more than 8 hours.
  • 3 When ready to serve, place strawberries in blender container or food processor bowl with metal blade; blend until pureed. Spoon scoops of mousse into 6 individual dessert dishes; top with sauce. Store in the refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Coconut products: Coconut is available in flaked and shredded forms. Flaked coconut is characterized by long, moist shreds and is used in cakes, pies, cookies and custards. Shredded coconut has shorter, drier shreds and is used as a topping or garnish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
270
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
46%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
1500mg
63%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
3g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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