Today is National Mousse Day! We are celebrating yummy dessert with 9 amazing mousse recipes. Perfect for a fancy dessert at your next family gathering. Aunt Ethel and the rest of the relatives will be amazed at your cooking expertise!
The word “Mousse” is a French word that literally means “froth” or “foam.” This applies to the dessert’s light, airy texture.
The key? Beaten egg whites or whipped cream! Similar to pudding, but thicker and lighter, this dessert has lots of great possibilities!
Here are just a few of them!
Hazelnut Mousse from Mele Cotte
At one time, mousse was only a specialty of French restaurants. Chocolate mousse entered into American and English home cuisine in the 1960s.
Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake from Supergolden Bakes
After chef Michel Fitoussi created a white chocolate mousse in New York City in 1977, people couldn’t get enough.
White chocolate became the choice of the 1980’s, and mousse was perhaps the most popular of the white chocolate desserts.
Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake from Sugar Hero
Hot Cocoa Mousse from Dixieland Country
Candy Cane White Chocolate Mousse from Raspberri Cupcakes