This dreamy Pumpkin Mousse recipe makes an easy fall dessert fancy enough for a formal dinner but homey enough for any night.
1pintheavy whipping cream
6tablespoonsreal maple syrupdivided
15ouncecan pumpkin puréenot pumpkin pie filling
8ouncecream cheesesoftened, cubed
2tablespoonspumpkin pie spice
1/3cuphalf & half
pecan halvesfor serving
ground cinnamon or nutmegfor dusting
In a mixing bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream in a large bowl until it doubles in size. Add 2 tablespoons of maple syrup and continue beating until light and fluffy. Cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.
In a separate mixing bowl, beat the pumpkin purée, cream cheese, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, half & half, and remaining maple syrup until thoroughly blended.
Transfer to individual dessert bowls. Cover and place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 1 hour.
To serve, remove from refrigerator and top with maple whipped cream, pecans, and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon or nutmeg.
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