Pumpkin Mousse

Pumpkin Mousse

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  • Serving: Serves 8

This pumpkin mousse recipe is simple to prepare and super delicious to eat.


  • 1 envelope, 2.25 teaspoons, unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1, 15-ounce can pure pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups chilled heavy cream, divided
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Finely chopped candied ginger for garnish


  1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water and let sit until gelatin has softened. Bring mixture to a simmer over low heat and stir until gelatin has dissolved.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together pumpkin, sugar, spices, salt, and gelatin mixture; set aside.
  3. In a large, chilled bowl, beat 1 cup cream and the vanilla until soft peaks form; fold cream into pumpkin mixture. Spoon into 8 dessert glasses and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. When ready to serve, beat remaining 1 cup cream until soft peaks form. Dollop cream on top of pumpkin mousse and garnish with candied ginger.


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