Saturday, June 4, 2011

Peppermint Candy Mousse


8       - ounces hard red-and-white peppermint candies (2 cups)
1/2    - cup half-and-half
1       - envelope unflavored gelatin
1       - tablespoon cold water
1 1/2 - cups whipping cream
         - commercial chocolate sauce


Step 1
- Place candies in a heavy duty, zip-top plastic bag, seal bag, and crush, using a mallet or rolling pin until the consistency of powder.

Step 2
- Combine crushed candies and half-and-half in a small saucepan. Cook mixture over low heat, stirring constantly, about 10 minutes r until candies dissolve. (remove and discard any lumps of undissolved candy.) Set peppermint mixture aside.

Step 3
- Sprinkle gelatin over 1 tablespoon cold water in a large bowl, let stand 1 minute. Add peppermint mixture, stirring until gelatin dissolves (about 2 minutes) Set peppermint mixture aside to cool to room temperature.

Step 4
- Beat whipping cream until soft peaks form. Gently fold into peppermint mixture. Pour mixture into a lightly oiled 4-cup mold.

Step 5
- Cover and chill at least 8 hours. Unmold onto a serving plate. Serve with chocolate sauce.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings


  1. Ohmigoodness! Those look fabulous! Little peppermint parties for your mouth :)

  2. These look so delicious! Cute presentation too!

  3. They're so cute. I may have to put them together for Dudette's party tonight. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  4. Yes please!! Do you deliver? They look incredible!

  5. YUM! these looks and sound amazing! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would check out my blog and follow me too! Thanks!

  6. These a lovely little bites!



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