Pretty Party Mousse

Pretty Party Mousse Recipe

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vanilla wafers
dried figs, stewed, cut up
1 c
evaporated milk or light cream
1 c
1/2 c
1/2 tsp
instant coffee powder
1 tsp
1 tsp
1 c
walnuts, toasted, chopped
2 c
heavy cream, whipped
1 qt
chocolate ice cream
whole figs for garnishing

How to Make Pretty Party Mousse


  • 1Crumble vanilla wafers and cut the figs into saucepan.
  • 2Add evaporated milk or cream, sugar and instant coffee.
  • 3Place over medium heat and stir constantly until cookies and figs are blended with the liquid.
  • 4Chill until cold.
  • 5Add cinnamon and vanilla.
  • 6Meanwhile, mince walnuts and place in 350 oven for about 10 minutes or until crisp.
  • 7Whip cream, reserving one-fourth for garnishing.
  • 8Place ice cream in mixing bowl, stir until somewhat softened.
  • 9Quickly add fig cookie mixture, nuts and whipped cream.
  • 10Combine thoroughly, working fast.
  • 11Before ice cream melts turn it into a mold and place in freezing compartment of refrigerator.
  • 12Freeze fast until firm.
  • 13To serve, dip quickly into just-warm water, turn out on chilled serving plate, garnish with whipped cream that has been sweetened and flavored with vanilla.
  • 14Surround with whole figs.

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About Pretty Party Mousse

Course/Dish: Puddings, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy