Apple Mousse

5 from 1 reviews

This apple mousse is an absolutely dreamy dessert! Each bite is creamy, fluffy and full of apple pie flavor. With crisp bits of juicy apples and a decadent drizzle of caramel this sweet chilled treat has American summer holidays written all over it.


  • 2 ½ cups shredded apples
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • ⅛ tsp coarse salt
  • 2 tbsp apple cider
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tsp plain gelatin
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp cold water
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 cups heavy cream, whipped


  1. Peel, core, and shred apples. Transfer puree to a large bowl. Stir in sugar, apple cider, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  2. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. Stir apple mixture into gelatin and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to bowl. Refrigerate until slightly thickened, about 1 hour.
  3. In an electric mixer, beat heavy cream with cream of tartar until stiff peaks have formed.
  4. Fold cream into chilled apple mixture.
  5. Spoon into small serving bowls, cover and refrigerate until set. About 1 -2 hours.
  6. Garnish with apple slices, a sprinkle of nutmeg and a drizzle of caramel.


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