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Doesn't this sound yummy? Chocolate Pumpkin Triffle


For the mousse
7 oz. dark chocolate
2 oz. milk chocolate
2 eggs
1 egg yolk
¼ c. sugar
2 c. heavy cream
¼ tsp. cinnamon powder
2 tsp. vanilla extract

1. Using a double boiler, melt chocolates, then cool to room temperature.

2. In a separate bowl, whip eggs, yolk, and sugar to ribbon stage until light in color and thick. Temper them into the chocolate.

3. In another bowl, whip cream into soft peaks and fold into chocolate mixture, followed by cinnamon and vanilla. Chill to set.

4. Transfer mousse into a piping bag with a No. 4 tip and reserve until assembly.

For the meringue
1 c. granulated sugar
½ c. egg whites

1. In a double boiler, whisk sugar and eggs together until sugar has dissolved and mixture becomes frothy, about 3 minutes. (You can also use a heat-resistant bowl set over a low simmer.)

2. Using a handheld electric mixer, whip egg whites on high speed until stiff peaks form, about 5 minutes.

3. Transfer meringue to a piping bag and use immediately.

For assembly
4 to 6 leftover pumpkin pie slices

1. Using a round cookie cutter (or a jar lid or juice glass), slice the pie pieces into rounds that will fit into individual glasses or one large trifle serving piece.

2. Place one layer of pie on bottom of glass. Top pie with mousse, add another layer of pie, and then top with meringue.

3. Take a small handheld torch and caramelize meringue until lightly browned. Serve immediately.


Asked by liss05 at 9:50 AM on Nov. 11, 2012 in Food & Drink

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Answers (7)
  • I've never had pumpkin and chocolate together, but it does sound yummy. I'm not so good at making recipes that have to be put together and presented beautifully, but if you make it, I'll come over and sample it!

    Answer by Ballad at 2:27 AM on Nov. 12, 2012

  • Sorry, not really, I discovered I don't like chocolate & pumpkin together! If it was a rich vanilla mousse it would sound okay.

    Answer by idareyou at 11:01 AM on Nov. 11, 2012

  • Kind of.... I think I am the only person in the world that dislikes pumpkin flavored anything!! LOL

    Answer by Crafty26 at 10:06 AM on Nov. 11, 2012

  • It does sound yummy

    Answer by Alisim at 10:06 AM on Nov. 11, 2012

  • Sure, I'm up for pumpkin anything.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 1:18 PM on Nov. 11, 2012

  • Yum. I will try this. Thanks.

    Answer by booklover545 at 3:39 PM on Nov. 11, 2012

  • Sure does!

    Answer by Sarah961 at 9:07 PM on Nov. 11, 2012

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