White Chocolate Strawberry MousseFrom AARON BURR HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST INN OF NEW HOPE, PENNA., USA
This favorite 'Tea time' recipe was just selected by Pamela Lanier to be a featured recipe in her new book, "Sweets and Treats from America's Inns".
- 20 oz. white chocolate
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 1 qt. fresh strawberries
- 8 egg whites beaten stiff
- 1/2 cup strawberry preserves
Melt chocolate in a double boiler
Transfer to a large mixing bowl and set aside
Strain and reserve liquid
Place berries in a 1 quart saucepan
Add preserves and cook over low heat until thickened
Remove from heat and cool slightly
Fold strawberry mixture into melted chocolate
Fold in whipped cream, reserving a small amount for garnish
Fold in egg whites.
Place mousse in desired serving dishes (Wedgwood, of course!) and garnish with fresh strawberries and whipped cream *flavored* with strawberry juice.