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Strawberry Mousse Pie
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Strawberry Mousse Pie
Level
Easy
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
5 minutes
Servings
8 servings
  • This adorable Easter-themed fresh strawberry mousse cream pie celebrates spring! Topped with nests of coconut and jelly beans, kids will love to help decorate.
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/2 cups (about 1/2 pound) sliced, fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, divided
  • 1 envelope (7 grams) unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup thawed, frozen whipped topping
  • 3 to 4 drops red food coloring (optional)
  • 1 (6 ounces) prepared 9-inch shortbread crumb crust
  • Green food coloring
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
  • 24 (about 1/2 cup) jelly beans
MAKE IT
Step 1
Place strawberries, sugar and 1/2 cup evaporated milk in blender or food processor; cover. Puree for 20 seconds or until smooth.
Step 2
Heat remaining 1 cup evaporated milk in small saucepan over medium heat until simmering. Remove from heat. Sprinkle gelatin over milk mixture; stir until completely dissolved. Whisk in strawberry mixture; pour into a medium bowl. Refrigerate uncovered for 20 minutes or until cool to touch. Gently whisk in whipped topping and red food coloring to color desired. Pour mixture into crust.
Step 3
Refrigerate for 2 hours until set.
Step 4
Dissolve 2 to 4 drops of green food coloring in 1/2 teaspoon water in small, resealable food storage plastic bag. Add coconut. Seal bag and shake evenly to coat coconut. Spoon coconut around edge of pie to form 8 “nests”. Place 3 jelly beans in center of each nest.
VARIATIONS
Substitute 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels for Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.
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