Saturday, June 4, 2011

Peppermint Candy Mousse

Ingredients:

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


Procedure:

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

9 comments:

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

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  2. These look so delicious! Cute presentation too!

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

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

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  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!
    -Nikki
    http://chef-n-training.blogspot.com/

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