Mousse

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Mousse
Chocolate mousse.jpg
Chocolate mousse in shallow cups, garnished with ground cinnamon
Type Dessert
Place of origin France
Main ingredient(s) whipped egg whites or whipped cream, chocolate or puréed fruit
Variations Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, Choco Vanilla etc.
A peach and mint mousse in glasses, with candy skis

A mousse (French 'foam' /ˈms/) is a prepared food that incorporates air bubbles to give it a light and airy texture. It can range from light and fluffy to creamy and thick, depending on preparation techniques.[1] A mousse may be sweet or savory.[1] Dessert mousses are typically made with whipped egg whites or whipped cream, and generally flavored with chocolate or puréed fruit.[1] For savory mousse, hard boiled egg, fish or liver may be used.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Mousse at Food Network Food Encyclopedia