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Easy Vanilla Mousse

This easy-to-prepare mousse gets its stability from cream cheese. Try with a different extract and add a few drops of food color to get a mousse with fruity or minty flavors.

Ingredients
Serves:
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Directions
10 mins Prep time
10 mins Prep time
  • Beat cream cheese and 1/4 cup of the sugar in large bowl until smooth and creamy.

  • Beat heavy cream, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Add 1/2 of the whipped cream mixture to cream cheese mixture; stir until well blended. Gently stir in remaining whipped cream mixture. Cover.

  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Cooking tip

Serving Suggestion: Serve mousse in Sugar Cookie Cups.

Flavor Variations:
Easy Lemon Mousse: Prepare as directed above, adding 3 tablespoons lemon juice with the heavy cream. For the extract, use 1 teaspoon each McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract and McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract.

Easy Raspberry Mousse: Use 1 tablespoon McCormick® Raspberry Extract in place of the vanilla. Add desired drops of McCormick® Red Food Color to tint mousse pink.

Easy Strawberry Mousse: Use 1 tablespoon McCormick® Strawberry Flavor in place of the vanilla. Add desired drops of McCormick® Red Food Color to tint mousse pink.

Easy Orange Mousse: Use 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Orange Extract in place of the vanilla. Add desired drops of McCormick® Red Food Color and McCormick® Yellow Food Color to tint mousse orange.

Easy Peppermint Mousse: Use 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Peppermint Extract in place of the vanilla. Add desired drops of McCormick® Green Food Color to tint mousse green.

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Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 340Cholesterol: 106mg
  • Sodium: 94mgProtein: 3g
  • Total Fat: 28gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g

Ratings & Reviews: 1

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Comments

  • Steph on 07/17/2014

    Easy and delicious! We topped them with strawberries, chocolate and bananas!

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