Creamy Pumpkin Mousse with Maple Whipped Cream
As the leaves turn golden and a crisp chill fills the air, there's no denying that fall has arrived in all its glory. And what better way to embrace this cozy season than by treating your taste buds to a delectable dessert that embodies all the flavors of autumn? Get ready to indulge in spoonfuls of creamy pumpkin mousse, delicately topped with velvety maple whipped cream. This delightful combination is like a warm hug for your palate, offering a symphony of sweet and spiced notes that will leave you craving more. So join us on this flavorful journey as we share our recipe for the perfect fall treat – it's time to satisfy your cravings and celebrate the magic of pumpkin season!
This fall dessert is the perfect way to indulge in all the best flavors of the season. Our creamy pumpkin mousse is made with real pumpkin puree and plenty of warming spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. It's light and fluffy, and pairs perfectly with our rich maple whipped cream. Top it all off with a sprinkle of chopped pecans or candied ginger, and you've got a dessert that's sure to please everyone at your table.
To make the perfect creamy pumpkin mousse, start with a can of pumpkin puree and add in heavy cream, sugar, salt, and spices. Stir until combined. Then, in a separate bowl, whip some heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whipped cream into the pumpkin mixture until combined. Chill in the fridge for at least an hour, or overnight. Serve with a dollop of maple whipped cream on top!
Prep time: 10 minutes + time to chill Cook time: n/a Serves: 4-6
1 pint heavy whipping cream
6 T. real maple syrup, divided
1 15-oz. can pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling)
8 oz. cream cheese, softened, cubed
2 T. pumpkin pie spice
1 t. real vanilla extract
1/3 c. half & half
Ground cinnamon, for dusting
Ginger Snap cookies, for serving
1. 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. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. To serve, remove from refrigerator and top with maple whipped cream, pecans, and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon, if desired. Enjoy!
Creamy pumpkin mousse with maple whipped cream is the perfect way to indulge in a delicious fall dessert. Its creamy, light texture and delightful flavor are sure to be a hit with everyone who tries it! From its easy-to-follow recipe to its simple ingredients, you can whip up this tasty treat in no time at all. So why not try making your own creamy pumpkin mousse with maple whipped cream today? You won't regret it!