Cooking Today: Just Desserts-Pink Mousse Tart

Published 08/14 2013 07:58AM

Updated 08/16 2013 09:50AM

Recipe: Pink Mousse Tart

Prep Time: 25-30 minutes

Bake Time: 25 minutes

Decoration Time: 8 minutes
Yield:1 tart


-1 package refrigerated brownie dough*

-28 pieces MILKY WAY Minis
-2 1/2 cups prepared vanilla pudding
-3 tablespoons raspberry jam
-Red food coloring
-1 1/2 cups whipped topping or whipped cream
-1/2 cup DOVE Brand Dark Chocolate
-9 inch pan (heart-shaped)

*Chef Brook’s Brownie Mix Recipe

-1-1/3 cups butter, softened

-2-2/3 cups sugar
-4 eggs

-3 teaspoons vanilla extract
-2 cups all-purpose flour

-1 cup baking cocoa
-1/2 teaspoon salt

-Confectioners' sugar, optional

*Brownie Directions

1.    In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

2.    Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture.

3.    Spread into a greased, heart-shaped or 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until the top is dry and the center is set. Cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen

1.    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

2.    Line the bottom of a heart-shaped, 9-inch pan with waxed paper. Press the brownie mixture into the bottom of the pan.
3.    Bake until just cooled, about 25 minutes, or according to package directions.
4.    Remove brownie from pan and place on wire rack to cook for 10 minutes, then transfer to a flat serving plate.
5.    While the brownie is warm, press the MILKY WAY Minis side-by-side, around the entire rim of the heart. Then let brownie cool completely.
6.    In a medium bowl, whisk together pudding and raspberry jam until smooth. Tint it with a few drops of Red food coloring until bright pink. Fold in whipped topping.
7.    Spoon raspberry mousse mixture into cooled brownie heart tart.
8.    Put DOVE Brand Dark Chocolate into plastic sandwich bag and melt in a microwave for approximately 20 seconds. Snip a small corner of the bag and drizzle the chocolate over the mousse.
9.    Refrigerate until ready to serve. 
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