Individual Creme De Menthe Mousse

Similar to Russian Cream, this light mousse makes a refreshing change from heavy holiday desserts.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
cup skim milk
1
envelope unflavored gelatin
1/3
cup sugar
2
tablespoons green crème de menthe liqueur, or 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract plus 2 tablespoons water*
2
cups frozen light whipped topping, thawed
2
oz. white baking bar, grated or chopped, or 1/3 cup white vanilla chips, chopped

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Place 1/4 cup of the milk in small saucepan; sprinkle gelatin over milk. Let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes to soften.
  • 2 Place saucepan over low heat; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Add sugar; stir until dissolved.
  • 3 In medium bowl, combine gelatin mixture, remaining 3/4 cup milk and creme de menthe; blend well. If necessary, refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes or until soft-set.
  • 4 Fold whipped topping into gelatin mixture. Divide mixture evenly into six 6-oz. custard cups or dessert dishes. Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving time. Just before serving, sprinkle tops with grated white baking bar.
  • 1 Place 1/4 cup of the milk in small saucepan; sprinkle gelatin over milk. Let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes to soften.
  • 2 Place saucepan over low heat; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Add sugar; stir until dissolved.
  • 3 In medium bowl, combine gelatin mixture, remaining 3/4 cup milk and creme de menthe; blend well. If necessary, refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes or until soft-set.
  • 4 Fold whipped topping into gelatin mixture. Divide mixture evenly into six 6-oz. custard cups or dessert dishes. Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving time. Just before serving, sprinkle tops with grated white baking bar.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

* If using extract rather than creme de menthe, add 2 drops green food color with whipped topping.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
3mg
3%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.