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Strawberry Flavor Fluffy Gelatin Dessert with Chocolate

This appetizing strawberry gelatin dessert is made with fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and sugar. The chocolate wafers and chocolate syrup add another flavor to this delicious and fluffy gelatin dessert. You can either use chocolate wafers, chocolate candies, or any other kind of chocolate you like to decorate this strawberry gelatin mousse recipe. Feel free to decorate this fluffy dessert however you want to. If you have a lot of berries to use up, you can use those. Maybe you are growing your own strawberries or raspberries, in which case they will make a great garnish for this strawberry gelatin mousse.

Feel free to use fresh blackberries or fresh raspberries in place of the fresh strawberries if you prefer. This gelatin mousse recipe will be just as tasty with any of those. Obviously, it will be a different color if you use blackberries but still will look very appetizing. This is a very simple fluffy gelatin dessert and it is easy to make, but it looks really elaborate and special. It is best to arrange the mousse and chocolate layers, as well as the fresh berry topping, just before serving, although you can keep the mousse in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve this strawberry gelatin dessert.

This dessert is great after any kind of meal and kids love it as much as adults do. You can easily double the quantities if you have more than four people to serve. If you are looking for quick and easy gelatin recipes, you might like to consider making this juicy strawberry gelatin dessert. It is always popular because of the fresh strawberries giving it a wonderfully fruity flavor.

Strawberry Flavor Fluffy Gelatin Dessert with Chocolate
Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves or Makes: 4
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  • 1 quart whipped cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 package fresh strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • ¼ package strawberry gelatin
  • 8 square chocolate wafers
  • Fresh berries, to garnish
  1. Wash and hull the strawberries, then sprinkle the sugar over them and let them stand for an hour.
  2. Mash them, and then rub them through a sieve. Dissolve the gelatin in the hot water, and then stir in the cold water.
  3. Add the gelatin to the mashed strawberries and leave the mixture to thicken in the refrigerator.
  4. Fold in the whipped cream, then chill the mousse for 3 hours or until it is set.
  5. Put a chocolate wafer on each of 4 serving plates and drizzle chocolate sauce over the whole plate.
  6. Top the wafers with a scoop of strawberry mousse, then another wafer and finally another scoop of strawberry mousse.
  7. Garnish the desserts with fresh berries.

Photo Description:

This is an impressive looking dessert but, like with many of our gelatin recipes, it is not difficult at all to make. The strawberry mousse is made and then left to set. Then you construct the dessert with chocolate wafers, scoops of gelatin mousse and a few berries. The combination of chocolate and strawberries is heavenly and nobody will be able to resist this appealing dessert. If you are looking for a recipe for a fluffy gelatin dessert or a homemade strawberry mousse recipe, why not give this delicious strawberry gelatin dessert a try? The flavors are amazing together.

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