Saturday, 19 April 2014

Strawberry Mousse Cake

Happy Easter everyone! I haven't posted anything for a while, but I'm back with delicious, strawberry mousse cake. Strawberry season is just around the corner and lovely, sunny days call for light, summery desserts. Delicate and silky mousse will make a perfect end to your Easter dinner. If you need easy recipe for a cake, that will impress your guests, go for this cake. Cream and fresh strawberries cant taste bad :)

  • Chocolate Base:
  • 200g ground almond
  • 20 g cocoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. xylitol (powdered)
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
Strawberry mousse:
  • 300 g strawberries
  • 300 g whipping cream
  • 80 g xylitol
  • 2 tbsp. gelatine dissolved in 1/4 glass of hot water
  • Juice from 1 lemon

Chocolate Base:
  • Preheat oven to 180C. Place all the ingredients for the tart in a large bowl and mix well together. Form a ball from dough and press evenly into 23 cm spring form tin and bake for about 15 minutes. Set aside to cool down a bit.
Strawberry mousse:
  • Dissolve gelatine in hot water and stir well (there shouldn’t be any lumps). Set aside to cool down slightly.
  • Place strawberries, xylitol and lemon juice in a sauce pan. Blend with a hand blender and bring to boil. Turn off the heat and add dissolved gelatine. Mix well and set aside to cool down to room temperature.
  • Whip the cream and add to strawberry mixture. Combine well using hand whisk.
  • Pour the whole mixture on cooled down base and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or until well set. 

Enjoy :)

Carbohydrates and Calories:

Whole Cake 1 piece (1/12 of the cake)
Carbohydrates 74.5 g 6.2 g
Calories 3507 292