Recipe for Strawberry Mousse with Meringues – a sweet, fresh and summery treat!


3 egg whites
4 tablespoons boiling water
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 cups sugar

1 packet (80 gram) strawberry jelly
1 cup (250 ml) boiling water
3/4 cup (175 gram) of fresh strawberries, sliced
1 cup (250 ml) cream, whipped
Extra strawberries to garnish

How to

Whisk egg white, boiling water and vinegar until foamy.

Little by little, add sugar.

Whisk until very dry.

Pipe meringue-rosettes on the foil.

Bake or dry slowly in an oven of 80C for 3 to 4 hours.

Dissolve jelly in boiling water and leave to cool until its consistency is similar to that of raw egg white.

Whip cream.

Fold strawberries and cream into jelly before its starts to set.

Line a pie-dish with crumbed meringue to make a meringue crust or use a ready-to-use meringue-pavlova crust.

Spoon the strawberry mousse-mixture onto the meringue.

Garnish with halved strawberries just before you serve.

Alternative: Spoon the jelly mixture into serving glasses and topped with individual, large meringues. Garnished with halved strawberries and fresh mint.


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This recipe and photo is from the Rainbow Cooking website, where you will find a collection of mostly South African recipes, both traditional and modern.