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Chocolate Mint Mousse Pie

Details

Time
2 hours 20 minutes
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
1 pie

Be prepared for oohs and ahhs with this light, airy, silky-smooth pie. Our Chocolate Mint Mousse Pie recipe layers the velvety taste of chocolate mousse and the fluffy texture of mint-flavored sweetened whipped cream all in one bite! Top with fresh mint, bits of YORK Peppermint Patties or chocolate shavings for a refreshing dessert that looks and tastes like the first days of spring!  Like a fresh breeze, the combination of chocolate and mint invigorates the senses and lifts your spirits! For another recipe that will liven up your tastebuds, try our Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Fudge. This dark chocolate fudge with bits of YORK Peppermint Patties inside is a delightful and refreshing dessert just like our Chocolate Mint Mousse Pie recipe.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cool Time
5 minutes
Chill Time
2 hours
Bake Time
0 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp
    unflavored gelatin
  • 1 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 2 Tbsps
    boiling water
  • 1/2 cup
    sugar
  • 1/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 1 cup
    whipping cream (1-2 pt) cold
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    8-inch or 9-inch pie crust baked, cooled
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Directions

Equipment Needed 
Cup Cup
Bowl Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Refrigerator Refrigerator
1

Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small cup; let stand 2 minutes to soften. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved and mixture is clear. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes.

2

Stir together sugar and cocoa in medium bowl; add whipping cream and vanilla. Beat on medium speed of mixer until stiff, scraping bottom of bowl occasionally. Add gelatin mixture; beat just until well blended. Pour into prepared pie crust.

3

Prepare Mint Cream Topping; spread over filling. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Cover; refrigerate leftover pie.

Mint Cream Topping: Beat 1 cup (1/2-pt) cold whipping cream, 2 tablespoons powdered sugar, 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract and several drops green food color in medium bowl until stiff. About 2 cups topping.

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