Enchanted Mousse

Culinary Tools:

  • 2-quart Saucepan
  • 3-quart Mixing Bowl  
  • 5-quart Mixing Bowl


  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 cups cold heavy cream
  • Semi-sweet chocolate (optional)
  • Pinch chili powder
  • Pinch salt


In the 2-quart Saucepan, combine pumpkin pie filling, skim milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, orange zest, orange juice, salt and chili powder. Cook at medium-low heat for 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves; refrigerate until cool.

In the 3-quart Mixing Bowl, whisk cold heavy cream until stiff peaks form. In the 5-quart Mixing bowl, mix 1 cup of whipped cream with pumpkin mixture.  Fold (lightly mix) together the rest of whipped cream and pumpkin mixture; cool and serve.

Garnish with semi-sweet chocolate.

Chef’s Note:  This recipe makes 5 cups of mousse. A serving is ½ cup and has only 165 calories!