Strawberry and banana mousse

Go out now to collect or buy the last strawberries! Otherwise this recipe will haunt you until the next spring 😉 .

Today’s recipe is an irresistible mousse with strawberries, bananas and Philadelphia cheese, to be served slightly cool as a refreshing dessert; or, in summer, as a base for a delicious ice cream 🙂crema banane e fragoleEating the mouse all alone, however, is a bit sad… So we’ve got a second recipe for you: half-wholemeal spelt shortbread flavored with a hint of vanilla 🙂 . These cookies are a perfect match with the strawberry and banana mousse, or even as a good afternoon snack, perhaps along with a warm cup of tea 🙂 .

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Strawberry and banana mousse

Cuisine Egg free, Gluten free, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Difficulty Easy


  • 220 g of philadelphia
  • 1 large banana
  • 500 g of strawberries
  • 150 g of brown sugar
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1/2 vanilla bean
  • 2 teaspoons potato starch


  1. Clean the strawberries and cut them into small pieces; and add lemon juice, sugar and vanilla seeds.
  2. Cook over medium-low heat for about 20 minutes, until you obtain a thick purée.
  3. Separately, add the banana at Philadelphia and the starch sifted. Whisk the mixture.
  4. As soon as the mashed strawberries will be ready, add the two creams. Heat again the cream over a low heat for 5 minutes; then turn off and let rest.
  5. Let cool completely before serving; we recommend that you accompany it with biscuits;).

Semi-wholemeal spell biscuits with vanilla

Cuisine Vegetarian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 25 cookies
Difficulty Easy


  • 100 g of flour
  • 100 g wholemeal spell flour
  • 75 g of brown sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/2 vanilla bean
  • 100 g butter
  • 1 egg

To decorate

  • Brown sugar


  1. Mount, with a whip, butter, eggs, sugar and vanilla until fluffy.
  2. Add sifted flour and salt, mix vigorously until the dough is smooth and firm.
  3. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and let it rest in refrigerator for an hour before continuing.
  4. After this time you can roll out your pastry and cut it with the pastry rings.
  5. Just before baking cookies, brush them with some milk and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  6. Bake the cookies at 180°C for 10 minutes.

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