Carioca Cups

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Happy Harry 2

A very difficult dessert to make....UNTIL NOW! This pudding/cake recipe can take HOURS to make! This version takes less than an hour, not counting chilling. I love the presentation and how folks think I SLAVED to make this! Comes from Better Homes And Gardens, 1966.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. * Please do not use anything less than 2% milk, but I strongly suggest whole milk.
  2. **Must use "made from scratch", as store bought ready-made is not stiff enough.
  3. Combine the first 3 ingredients in top of double boiler.
  4. Cook and stir over boiling water till marshmallows melt. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in chocolate, coffee and cimmamon.
  6. Fold 1/2 cup chocolate mixture into whipped cream; cover and chill.
  7. Frost sides and top edge of dessert cups with remaining chocolate mixture, roll in chopped nuts.
  8. Spoon in chilled cream filling.
  9. Keep chilled until ready to serve.
  11. I have used pistachios instead of walnuts and mint chocolate pieces instead of semisweet. This was also good but is not in keeping with the true flavors of a Carioca.

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