- 2 cups cold heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 tbsp powdered sugar
- 1 cup fresh strawberry sauce
- a handful of strawberries — chopped (for garnishing)
How to make Strawberry Mousse
Did you know that the strawberry plant is perennial? June-bearing strawberries are the most common variety. In Belgium is situated a museum that is dedicated to strawberries. Do not miss a visit to this museum if you are a strawberry lover. In Ancient Greece, the strawberry was the symbol of Venus, the Goddess of love. Giant strawberries can be as large as the size of an apple!
It is believed that strawberries were first cultivated in ancient Rome. The word “strawberry” has been derived from the old English word “streawberige” since the plant runners resemble straw pieces. It is called “fresa” in Spanish and in Italian it is referred to as “fragola”.
Strawberries are not just red. They come in various colors including white, black, yellow, purple, and blue! They are major ingredients to ice creams, juices, and milkshakes.