Blueberry Mousse


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Blueberry Mousse
Photo: © Eva Kolenko
Active Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 1 cup blueberries, plus more for garnish

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup heavy cream, chilled

  • Chopped pistachios, for garnish


  1. In a small saucepan, mash the 1 cup of blueberries with the sugar and salt and bring to a simmer over moderate heat. Cook, stirring, until jammy, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and scrape the jam into a food processor. Let cool completely.

  2. Add the sour cream and cream cheese to the food processor and puree with the jam until smooth. In a large bowl, beat the heavy cream to soft peaks. Fold in the berry cream until blended. Spoon the mousse into glasses and sprinkle with chopped pistachios and blueberries.

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