Vanilla Mousse Recipe
This vanilla mousse recipe is creamy and delicious. This recipe does not use raw eggs like many other recipes do because consuming raw eggs can be dangerous. Frequently, eggs are found to be contaminated with Salmonella, a bacterium which causes food poisoning.
This dessert can be prepared ahead of time and kept overnight in the refrigerator. It is very easy to make and is the perfect dessert to enjoy after any meal. The cornstarch may form small clumps, so use a whisk to stir the mixture when cooking. You can also use a strainer to remove any clumps of cornstarch that form.
1/3 cup of sugar
Two tablespoons of cornstarch
One and a half cups of whole milk
One Tablespoon of pure vanilla extract
One cup of whipped cream
Combine the milk, cornstarch and sugar to a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about three minutes, stirring constantly to prevent sticking. Remove the saucepan from the heat and allow to cool completely.
Pour the contents of the saucepan into a mixing bowl and add the vanilla extract. Stir in the vanilla extract. Fold in the whipped cream and refrigerate for at least one hour.
Top with whipped cream and your favorite fruit.
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Anonymous on December 26, 2018:
Are you supposed to add whip cream or heavy cream
Sheryl on May 13, 2018:
How many servings?
Roxanne on February 13, 2017:
1 tbls of vanilla was a little much. Other than that, it was good.
Tee on August 11, 2015:
Love this recipe, I actually added Oreos and froze it. It taste just like cookies and cream ice cream
Mary on February 11, 2014:
Sorry, for fold the whippedcream i have use the mixer whit the others ingredients?
Shawn Scarborough (author) from The Lone Star State on April 02, 2013:
Thank you everyone for your comments.
moonlake from America on April 02, 2013:
This looks so good. I love vanilla anything. I will have to try this I know my husband will like it. Voted up.
jillsand travina on December 13, 2011:
i tried this one but didn't work. it remains saggy. i don't know where i got it wrong
Joey from Michigan on September 27, 2011:
This looks really good and light!
eni on September 11, 2011:
Been looking for something without the slight eggy flavour. Will try this tonight!
ColetteCounts from United States on September 07, 2011:
This is so simple, but sounds so good. I've never made mousse, but I just might have to try this.
moonlake from America on August 03, 2011:
Sounds so good. Will keep this recipe.
Beth Perry from Tennesee on August 03, 2011:
Oh gosh, my Mom has an almost exact recipe and I love it! She just substitutes almond extract for the vanilla.
cowtowngirl77 on August 03, 2011:
I love to try new recipes. This one looks really good. Thanks