Strawberry mallow mousse

Silvana Franco makes a simple do-ahead dessert that's perfect for summer entertaining.

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Recipe - Serves: 6


400g pack
essential Waitrose British Strawberries
Grated zest and juice 1 orange
40g caster sugar
250g mini white marshmallows
2 x 200g tubs Waitrose Fromage Frais
2 tbsp roughly chopped pistachios


1. Reserve 6 small strawberries for decoration. Hull and roughly chop the rest and put them in a saucepan with the orange zest and juice, plus sugar. Stir over a gentle heat until the sugar has dissolved, then simmer for 5–10 minutes until the strawberries are soft and pulpy.

2. Mash with a fork and stir in the marshmallows until melted. Transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool.

3. Fold the fromage frais into the strawberry mixture and spoon into 6 serving glasses. Chill for at least 6 hours, until set.

4. Hull and slice the reserved strawberries and arrange on top of the mousses. Scatter over the pistachios to serve. 

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,319kj/313kcals
Fat 9.6g
Saturated Fat 3.9g
Carbohydrate 49.2g
Sugars 41.2g
Salt 0.1g

1.6g fibre 7.5g protein

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