Apple and Date Mousse

5.0 (1 reviews)

1 1/2 lbs. apples, cored and diced
1-1 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. lemon zest
3 Tbsp. maple syrup
1/2 lb. fresh dates, pitted
1 tsp. sesame seeds
Lemon balm, mint, or lemon geranium leaves, to garnish

• Cook the apples with the lemon juice, zest, and maple syrup until the fruit is soft. Add a little water if the mixture becomes dry. Let cool.
• In a blender, blend the dates and apples together until they are light and fluffy. Stir in the sesame seeds.
• Spoon the mousse into 4 dessert glasses and chill. Garnish with fresh lemon balm, mint, or lemon geranium leaves.

Makes 4 servings

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