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Strawberry mousse filo cups

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

  2. Brush two sheets of the filo pastry with the melted butter, cut into two squares and shape over an upside down dariole mould to make a cup.

  3. Transfer onto a baking sheet and place into the oven for 5-10 minutes until crisp and golden. Allow to cool.

  4. Place the ricotta, cream and sifted icing sugar into a bowl and mix together.

  5. Fold the strawberry purée into the cream mixture and use to fill the pastry cups.

  6. To serve, sprinkle with the chopped pistachios nuts.


  • 2 sheets ready-made filo pastry
  • 1 tbsp melted butter, for brushing
  • 55g/2oz strawberries, hulled and blended in a food processor until smooth
  • 100g/3½oz double cream, whipped until soft peaks form
  • 55g/2oz ricotta
  • 2tbsp icing sugar, sifted in a sieve
  • 2tbsp pistachio nuts, chopped

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Strawberry mousse filo cups

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Dairy, eggs and chilled


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