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What to cook for Valentine's Day: surprise your other half with a gourmet dessert

Kateryna YagovychFood
Dessert for Valentine's Day. Source: goodhousekeeping.com

On Valentine's Day, you want to please your soul mate with something special. The ideal option is to make a delicious dessert with your own hands. And if you use the following option, it will not only be very beautiful and tasty but also very easy.

The idea of making strawberry cream hearts for Valentine's Day was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Natalia with the nickname smak_nata. You don't have to bake anything.

What to cook for Valentine's Day: surprise your other half with a gourmet dessert

Ingredients for strawberry mousse:

  • strawberries - 300 g
  • sugar - 30 g
  • lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  • gelatin - 11 g
  • water for gelatin - 70 g

Ingredients for vanilla mousse:

  • sour cream 20% - 300 g
  • sugar - 70 g
  • vanillin
  • gelatin - 10 g
  • water for gelatin - 60 g

Ingredients for the creamy mousse:

  • cream 20/33% - 150 g
  • sugar - 20 g
  • vanillin
  • gelatin - 5 g
  • water for gelatin - 30 g

How to make strawberry mousse:

What to cook for Valentine's Day: surprise your other half with a gourmet dessert

1. Blend strawberries in a blender. Optionally, strain through a sieve to remove any grains.

2. Add sugar and lemon juice and mix well.

3. Dissolve instant gelatin in hot water or cook according to the instructions. Pour into the strawberries, mix with a mixer until smooth.

What to cook for Valentine's Day: surprise your other half with a gourmet dessert

Method of preparation of vanilla mousse:

1. Combine sour cream with sugar and vanilla. Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Pour into the sour cream and mix with a mixer until smooth.

2. Stir the strawberry and vanilla masses. If they become slightly viscous, pour a ladleful of vanilla and strawberry masses into the mold alternately. Put in the refrigerator until completely set.

What to cook for Valentine's Day: surprise your other half with a gourmet dessert

Method of preparation of creamy mousse:

1. Combine cream with sugar and vanilla.

2. Dissolve gelatin in hot water.

3. Pour into the cream and mix with a mixer until smooth.

4. Pour into the mold. Put in the refrigerator to stabilize for at least 6 hours or overnight.

What to cook for Valentine's Day: surprise your other half with a gourmet dessert

5. Before serving, cut out the hearts or cut into cubes.

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