Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Chocolate Peppermint Mousse Parfaits

Chocolate Peppermint Mousse Mini Parfaits

Need a quick dessert with a special elegance to it?  These Chocolate Peppermint Mousse Mini Parfaits were soooooo easy!

Everything here is semi-homemade. I used a chocolate mousse mix which required 3/4 cup of skim milk.  I didn't have any skim milk but had 1/4 cup of heavy whipping cream and regular milk. So much for watching the calories, uh? Mixed it together until it had a thick consistency and placed it in a pastry bag.

Next I had a package of Dream Whip and just enough milk to make up my whipped cream. Placed the whipped cream in a pastry bag.

Took the mints and smashed them in a bag and placed them in a bowl.

Assembly Time!!!

I started with the chocolate mousse....... then a layer of whipped cream....... sprinkled the whipped cream with the crushed peppermint candies.  Repeated the layers until my vessel (which I used tall shot glasses) was filled to the brim!

I just love using these glasses!  So many different ways of making an elegant dessert and a grab and go party.

These mini gems was such a special treat to the guests.........

....... and a very pretty presentation, don't you think?

I saved this one just for you!

They also went well with the mini shots!

Click HERE for the recipes.

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Kathleen said...

They are adorable! I must get some of those glasses, too cute!
Merry Christmas and Happy 2012, Andrea!
Thanks so much for your visits!

Nann from At Nann's Table said...

Andrea...Love your litle mousse shooters. I love shooters too and am using them with my Day 8 of the Twelve Days of Christmas that I'm doing. You have a charming blog and I am going to follow. I a new blogger of just 6 weeks and would love to have you drop by. Saw you on WUW.


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