What better to escape the summer heat thanthe combination of chocolate mousse and ice cream? Great forfamily BBQ’s, this recipe is sure to cool off any dedicated Augustbaker.
Recipe: Chocolate CitrusFreeze
1 3/4 cups (11.5 ounce package) NESTL ®TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels – divided use
Microwave 1 1/4 cups morsels and 3/4 cupcream in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH(70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of theiroriginal shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to15-second intervals, stirring just until smooth. Stir in vanillaextract. Cool to room temperature.
Line 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with 2 overlappingsheets of plastic wrap, allowing 4-inch overhang on all sides.
Combine crushed cookies and butter inmedium bowl. Press onto bottom of prepared loaf pan.
Beat 3/4 cup cream and powdered sugarin small chilled mixer bowl until stiff peaks form. Carefullyfold whipped cream into chocolate mixture until blended. Spoonhalf of chocolate mousse (about 1 1/2 cups) over cookie layer;smooth top. Freeze for 2 hours or until very firm. Cover andrefrigerate remaining chocolate mousse.
Spoon sherbet over frozen chocolate layer;smooth top. Freeze for 2 hours or until very firm.
Spoon remaining chocolate mousse oversherbet layer; smooth top. Freeze for 2 hours or until very firm.
Microwave remaining 1/2 cup morsels andremaining 1/4 cup cream in small, uncovered, microwave-safe bowlon MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. If necessary,microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirringjust until smooth. Cool for 10 minutes. Spread evenly over mousselayer. Freeze for 4 hours or overnight.
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies (about 16 cookies)
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 3/4 cups heavy whipping cream – divided use
4 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 1/2 cups lowfat orange sherbet ice cream, softened slightly
Makes 12 servings.
Note: Full freezing time is necessary.Each layer must be frozen solid before topped with the next layerfor a clean result.
- May be layered with other flavors of sherbetor ice cream.
- To cut slices more easily, run hot waterover knife blade and dry prior to cutting.
Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories:380 Calories from Fat: 230 Total Fat: 26 g Saturated Fat: 16g Cholesterol: 60 mg Sodium: 90 mg Carbohydrates: 38 g DietaryFiber: 0 g Sugars: 30 g Protein: 4 g
Recipe and photograph are the propertyof Nestl ® and Meals.com, used with permission.
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