This 3-ingredient no-bake Passion Fruit Mousse is sweet and tangy with a delicious creamy texture, very aromatic and completely luxurious!
To those of us who are familiar with passion fruit, this 3-ingredient Passion Fruit Mousse will put a giant smile on your face. I know your first thought will be –where can I can my hands on some passion fruit fast?
Now, if you are unfamiliar with this tropical tangy sweetness delight, I say; run to the closest Brazilian (or latin) store or any grocery store with an international isle and grab some!
Aside from the big search for passion fruit juice, the difficult level for this recipe is 1 out of 10. Easy breezy, no-bake dessert that requires 3 ingredients and 30 seconds of blending time!
You can easily impress anyone with this delightful tropical treat.
The vibrancy of this passion fruit mousse not only comes from the beautiful orange and yellow hues with a pop of black (the seeds), but it’s also a very fragrant dish and texture that is so creamy and luxurious!
what does passion fruit tastes like?
Passion fruit is a bright, tangy, tart fruit that is somewhat similar to citrusy. While you can definitely eat straight from the fruit, if you can tolerate that tartness, passion fruit is mostly used in the making of juices and desserts.
Another characteristic of passion fruit is the fragrance. This is a very distinctly scented fruit, once you know it you can never confuse for anything else.
is it safe to eat the seeds of passion fruit?
Yes. The seeds of a passion fruit are small gel-life seeds that are tart to bite. It’s like eating chia seeds but a bit larger.
When used to make juice the seeds are separated from the juice as it passes through a strainer. This is the case for many passion juice desserts. When and if the seeds are displayed (like in this passion fruit mousse) it’s mostly for it’s dramatic looks, tho it does add to the taste as well.
This said, the passion fruit mousse itself is incredibly delicious without the topping. It is a bit harder to find the actual fruit or a frozen version of it which contains the seeds in order to make the topping.
Don’t let this shy you away from enjoying one of the tastiest desserts, go for the 3-ingredient passion fruit mousse without the topping!
how to make passion fruit mousse
To make a simple and very tasty passion fruit mousse you will need:
1 can of condensed milk
Note: if you can’t find concentrated passion fruit juice, you can use regular passion fruit juice but the flavor will be milder. Don’t use more juice to compensate.
Add these 3-ingredients to a blender cup and pulse for about 30 seconds, only enough for the ingredients to incorporate. The key to a good mousse texture is less blending!
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Passion Fruit Mousse
- 1 can condensed milk
- 1 can cream of milk (creme de leite) or 14oz of heavy cream
- 1 cup passion fruit juice (concentrated)
- 3/4 cup passion fruit pulp with seeds
- 4 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp corn starch
- 1 cup water
- add condensed milk, creme de leite and passion fruit concentrate to blender cup and pulse for about 30 seconds, no longer than 45 seconds. The key to good texture is less blending!
- Pour onto a pie dish or any dish and refrigerate for 6 hours to set.
- Whisk sugar and corn starch in sauce pan with water to dissolve. Turn burner on medium heat, add passion fruit pulp with seeds and keep on whisking until it starts to bubble (about 10-12 minutes).
- Let it cool off completely before adding on to passion fruit mousse.
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