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Cranberry White Chocolate Mousse

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Ingredients

Ingredients for Cranberry White Chocolate Mousse

  • 1 1/3 cups (6 oz.) sweetened, dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons orange liqueur (e.g. Grand Marnier or Cointreau)
  • 8 oz. white chocolate
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon real vanilla extract Garnishes: shaved white chocolate, dried cranberries, mint leaves

Instructions

Directions

  • Place cranberries, water, and orange flavored liqueur in medium bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Remove from microwave, cover and let soak at room temperature for one hour.
  • Place white chocolate and 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream in small microwavable bowl. Microwave on high 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth. Cool to room temperature, about 10 minutes
  • Place remaining 1 1/2 cups of cream in chilled, medium bowl. Beat on high until stiff peaks form. Stir in vanilla extract.
  • Fold half the whipped cream into the melted white chocolate to create the white chocolate mousse. Set aside remaining whipped cream.
  • Place cranberry mixture into food processor and process until finely chopped. Add chopped cranberry mixture to remaining whipped cream.
  • Drop spoonfuls of white chocolate mousse and cranberry mouse alternately into eight parfait glasses.
  • Garnish with shaved white chocolate, dried cranberries and mint leaves, if desired.