This Pumpkin Mousse recipe is made with just a few simple ingredients and can be easily put together in no time. The key to this recipe is to use a good quality pumpkin puree, which will give the mousse a rich and creamy flavor. The pumpkin puree is combined with cream cheese, Pumpkin Spice, and maple syrup, and then whipped until light and fluffy.
The resulting mousse is then spooned into glasses or cups and refrigerated until firm. To finish, the mousse is topped with homemade Maple Whipped Cream. This Pumpkin Mousse recipe is sure to be a hit at your next gathering!
A light and airy dessert
Pumpkin mousse is a light and airy dessert made with pumpkin puree, cream, and spices. It's perfect for all gatherings. Pumpkin mousse can be served plain, or topped with whipped cream and chopped nuts. Pumpkin mousse is best made the day before it's needed, to give the flavors time to develop. This Pumpkin Mousse recipe is easy to follow and yields a delicious result. Chill for several hours or overnight before serving. When ready to serve, top with whipped cream and chopped nuts, if desired.
Can Pumpkin Mousse be made in advance?
Pumpkin mousse is a delicious, light dessert that is perfect for any season. It is easy to make and can be made in advance, so it is perfect for entertaining. Pumpkin mousse can be served in individual glasses or bowls, or it can be made into a larger trifle. To make pumpkin mousse, simply combine pumpkin puree, cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, and spices in a large bowl. Beat until the mixture is smooth, then fold in whipped cream. Pumpkin mousse can be made a day ahead of time and refrigerated until you are ready to serve it. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and fresh whipped cream when you are ready to serve. Enjoy!
Where is Mousse from
Mousse is a French word meaning "foam." It can refer to sweet or savory dishes, but most people think of it as a dessert. Pumpkin mousse is a popular fall dish in the United States. It's made by combining pumpkin puree, heavy cream, sugar, and spices, and then chilling it until it's firm. Mousse can also be made with chocolate, coffee, or other flavors. It's typically served in a glass or bowl, and garnished with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, or other toppings. Pumpkin mousse is a festive and delicious way to enjoy the flavors of fall.
Prep time: 10 minutes + time to chill
Cook time: n/a
1-pint heavy whipping cream
6 tablespoon real maple syrup, divided
1 15-oz. can pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling)
8 oz. cream cheese, softened, cubed
2 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon real vanilla extract
⅓ cup half & half
Ground cinnamon, for dusting
Ginger Snap cookies, for serving
- Beat the heavy whipping cream in a large bowl with a hand mixer until it doubles in size. Add 2 tablespoons of maple syrup and continue beating until light and fluffy. Cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.
- Beat the pumpkin purée, cream cheese, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, half &half, and remaining maple syrup in a large mixing bowl with a hand mixer until thoroughly blended.
- Taste and adjust seasonings, as desired, and transfer to individual dessert bowls. Cover and place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 1 hour.
- To serve, remove from refrigerator and top with maple whipped cream, pecans, and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon, if desired. Enjoy!