Christmas – Green Tea Strawberry Mousse Cake Recipe

Green tea strawberry mousse cake is a great festive cake to celebrate Christmas. I spent time designing the cake layout and made the cake garnished with Christmas food decorations.
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Christmas Green Tea & Strawberry Mousse Cake

Angela
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Course Dessert
Servings 1 Cake

Ingredients  

Cake Base Ingredients

  • 200 Grams Digestive cookies crumbs / Equal to 7oz
  • 60 Grams Butter melted/ Equal to 4 Tablespoon

Strawberry Mousse Ingredients & Strawberry halves for layer around the cake

  • 150 Grams Strawberry Puree Equal to 5oz
  • 4 Grams Gelatin Powder Equal to 1 Teaspoon
  • 20 ml Cold Water Add in Gelatin Powder/ Equal to  1 Tbsp+ 1 Tsp
  • 160 Gram Whipping cream Equal to 2/3 Cup
  • 6 Pieces  Strawberries cut in half (for lay around the cake)

Green Tea Mousse  Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Green Tea Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Water
  • 4 Gram Gelatin Powder Equal to 1 Teaspoon
  • 20 ml Cold Water Add in Gelatin Powder/ Equal to 1 Tbsp + 1 Tsp
  • 160 Gram Whipping Cream Equal to 2/3 Cup

Garnishes for the cake:  Christmas Tree and Strawberry Santa

    Strawberry Santa

    • 160 Gram Whipping cream whipped to stiff peak foam/ Equal to 2/3 Cup
    • 3-6 Pieces  Strawberry halves
    • 1/2 Cup Chocolate melted

    Snowman

    • 3 Each  Marshmallow

    Christmas Tree

    • 1 Each Green tea sponge cake Stack in layers

    Instructions 

    Cake base direction

    • Put digestive cookies in the food processor process until crumbs or you can put them in a Ziplock bag and use a rolling pin roll to crumbs.
    • Add in melted butter until it is evenly combined.
    • Grab the cake mold, lightly greased the inner layer of the mold, put in biscuit crumbs as the cake base.
    • Keep it into the refrigerator and prepare the strawberry mousses.

    Strawberry mousses direction:

    • In a small pot, mix the gelatin powder and cold water together. Let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes.
    • Get strawberry, rinse through water, wipe dry with the paper towel.
    • Cut the top leafy section off the strawberry.
    • Put strawberry in the food processor process until pureed.
    • Get the small pot of gelatin mixture and dissolve gelatin over low heat. Add in strawberry mixture, stir and let it cool.
    • In a separate large bowl, add in whipping cream, whip until stiff peak foam.
    • Add in strawberry mixture, whisk all together.
    • Layer halved strawberries around the edge of the cake.
    • Spread over the biscuit crust. Refrigerate for about 30minutes or until it sets , and prepare for the next mousse.

    Green tea mousse direction:

    • In a small pot, mix the gelatin powder and cold water together. Let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes.
    • In a small bowl, mix green tea powder with water. You can add in more green tea powder if you would like a darker green mousse.
    • Get the small pot of gelatin mixture and dissolve gelatin over low heat. Add with green tea liquid and stir.
    • In a separate large bowl, add in whipping cream, whip until stiff peak foam.
    • Add in green tea mixture, whisk all together.
    • Spread over the biscuit crust. Refrigerate for 5 hours or overnight.
    • Lightly uses a knife to go around the edge of the cake to separate the cake from the mode. Gently take the ring mode off.
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    Strawberry Santa

    • In a large bowl, add in whipping cream, whip until stiff peak foam. Set aside.
    • Cut the strawberry in half horizontally.
    • Use a piping bag, add in the piping tip, then add whipped cream in the bag.
    • Lay strawberry on a sheet pan or a plate.
    • Pipe cream on the strawberry and top with another half strawberry.
    • Repeat until all strawberries are done.
    • Lightly melt the chocolate and use a toothpick to draw on cream to create a smiley cute Santa.
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    Snowman

    • You can pipe cream on top of the cake and draw with chocolate. Marshmallow would be a great alternative for snowmen to decorate cakes too.

    Christmas Tree

    • Uses green tea sponge cake layers with cream to create Christmas trees.
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    Angela

    Angela is a creative person with a passion for food, travel, and gaming. She has traveled to several countries and experiences diverse cultures. She likes to keep things organized and neat.

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