Individual Creme De Menthe Mousse

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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