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    Buddha's Chocolate Mousse Shortcakes

    Buddha's Chocolate Mousse Shortcakes. Photo by Karen=^..^=

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    58 mins

    40 mins

    18 mins

    2Bleu's Note:

    Sinfully delicious, and one of Buddha's favorite desserts. :)

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Mousse

    Shortcakes

    Whipped Topping

    Garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      MOUSSE: Mix all mousse ingredients except semisweet chocolate until well blended and thick. Cover and refrigerate til needed.
    2. 2
      SHORTCAKES: Heat oven to 375°F In food processor process the dry ingredients briefly to mix. Scatter butter over top and pulse till it gets crumby.
    3. 3
      With motor running, add liquid and process till mixture pulls from sides of bowl. Drop 1/3 cupfulls of dough 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
    4. 4
      Bake about 18 minutes till puffed and look dry. Cool completely on wire rack.
    5. 5
      AT SERVING TIME: Beat chilled mousse mixture with a mixer on high speed til soft peaks form. fold grated chocolate into mousse mixture.
    6. 6
      MAKE WHIPPED TOPPING: Beat heavy cream and powdered sugar in a med bowl with mixer on high til soft peaks form.
    7. 7
      Split shortcakes in half. Fill each with chocolate mouse and whipped cream. Sprinkle tops with some additional cocoa and garnish with chocolate curls.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • 55

      I love chocolate, so this called out to me. My DD make them for us, and we ate lingering onto each spoonful like it was our last. So so yummy!

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    • on July 22, 2008

      55

      Double WOW! This is a fairly quick and easy dessert that I put together after work along with 3 other items and served to guests. My dinner guests commented on the delicate chocolate flavor. This is fabulous. I made the entire dessert about 2 hours before dinner and refrigerated the mousse and whipped cream until serving. I agree the homemade whipped cream balances against the chocolate mousse nicely. Next time I might mix in some finely chopped toffee pieces (like a Skor bar) in place of the grated chocolate. I think that would be fabulous too! One of my favorite recipes I ever made on zaar!

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    • on January 07, 2008

      55

      WOW! This recipe is worth the little bit of extra work to yield what I think is a banner dessert. I used my food processor to make the shortcakes and my Magic Bullet to make the mousse and the whipped cream. Actually much easier to make than I anticipated and the results were fabulous. The mousse and the shortcakes both have a very deep chocolate flavor, offset beautifully by the fresh, cool whipped cream. (Don't skip the whipped cream...it wouldn't be the same!) Thanks for posting! I WILL make this again. ;)

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    Nutritional Facts for Buddha's Chocolate Mousse Shortcakes

    Serving Size: 1 (152 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 471.9
     
    Calories from Fat 263
    55%
    Total Fat 29.2 g
    45%
    Saturated Fat 18.1 g
    90%
    Cholesterol 88.3 mg
    29%
    Sodium 305.1 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 49.6 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    13%
    Sugars 22.4 g
    89%
    Protein 6.3 g
    12%

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