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An Easy Recipe for Vanilla Mousse

Vanilla mousse is a flavorful dessert and the following recipe for vanilla mousse also incorporates coffee into the recipe because the flavor is great with vanilla. If you do not want to use coffee, you can omit this ingredient and use a quarter of a cup more milk instead. The ingredients in this mousse sound very simple but the resulting mousse is perfectly balanced and really good. If you fancy a simple dessert, this really hits the spot.

This vanilla mousse recipe is creamy and light and the garnish is simply a few blueberries. If you want to make this recipe healthier, you could use sugar free vanilla instant pudding and skim milk. The resulting mousse will be very similar. Blueberries are very healthy too and they contain plenty of antioxidants. They also have anti-inflammatory properties. Use wild blueberries if you can get them. These are small, tangy, and extremely blue.

Vanilla is one of the most popular flavors for both ice cream and mousse. You can also get cakes with vanilla mousse filling or vanilla flavored frosting. Kids and adults both love the flavor of vanilla and using vanilla instant pudding to make a mousse means that you can make it in record time, so this vanilla mousse is a wonderful recipe for busy working moms in particular.

Vanilla Mousse Recipe with Fresh Blueberries
Summary: You only need 5 ingredients to make this exquisite dessert which is a creamy vanilla mousse topped with blueberries for a color and flavor contrast.
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves or Makes: 4
Prep time: 
Total time: 
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 package vanilla instant pudding
  • 1 cup thawed Cool Whip
  • ¼ cup cold coffee
  • 12 fresh blueberries, for garnish
  1. Beat the vanilla instant pudding with the milk and coffee, whisking the mixture for 2 minutes. Stir in the Cool Whip until everything is well combined.
  2. Divide the vanilla mousse between 4 martini glasses and chill it in the refrigerator for an hour.
  3. Garnish each vanilla mousse with a few blueberries and serve.

Photo Description:

If you use this recipe for vanilla mousse, you can be sure of a great result. You can see from the photo how the blueberries look very stylish as a garnish and their dark color contrasts nicely with the yellow vanilla mousse. This is a classic dessert, which is perfect for every occasion. Martini glasses are an elegant way of serving this delicious recipe for vanilla mousse. Gelatin is considered by many to be a kids’ food but the truth is that there are lots of dessert recipes, which look very sophisticated, like this vanilla mousse.

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