Apricot Mousse from South Africa

Apricot Mousse from South Africa

Our journey to find the tastiest food from around the world has led us to sunny South Africa. For dessert we have the wonderfully simple Apricot Mousse – serves four people…

Apricot Mousse from South Africa

Apricot Mousse from South Africa – serves 4 people


  • 1 packet Italian ladyfinger biscuits
  • 2 cans apricot halves in syrup
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • Whipped cream

Prep time: 10 minutes

Chill time: approx. 2 hours

  1. Drain the apricots, place in a mixing bowl and purée
  2. Add the condensed milk and mix
  3. Break some of the biscuits into small pieces and place in the bottom of a glass serving bowl. Break more of the biscuits in half and line the outer edge of the bowl.
  4. (Alternatively, break the biscuits into smaller pieces and place in suitable glasses to make individual desserts – see pic!)
  5. Pour the apricot mixture over the biscuits.
  6. Place in refrigerator and allow to set
  7. Serve with whipped cream!

Wine recommendation: Neethlingshof Noble Late Harvest or Stellenzicht Shiraz

Up next: Turkey!

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