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Bittersweet Chocolate Cones Filled With White Chocolate Mousse, Floating On Pomegranate Sauce

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  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 4
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A to-die-for flavor combo piped into a rich chocolate cone -- this dessert is a great excuse to plan a party!
by: Moogie
Updated Jul 21, 2015
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Ingredients for Chocolate Cones:

  • 9 ounces bittersweet chocolate, broken into squares

Ingredients for Pomegranate Sauce:

  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle of Pom Wonderful Pomegranate Juice
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in a 1/4 cup of water

Ingredients for White Chocolate Mousse:

  • 1/3 cup of water
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatine
  • 1 and 1/4 cups unsalted butter
  • 12 ounces white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 16 ounces heavy cream


  • 1
    Directions for Chocolate Cones: Cut 4-inch double thickness circles from baking parchment and shape each into a cone. Secure with masking tape.
  • 2
    Melt the chocolate in a heat proof bowl over hot water, cool slightly, then spoon a little into each cone, swirling and brushing it to coat the paper in an even layer.
  • 3
    Stand each cone point downward in a cup or glass, to hold it straight. Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to set. Repeat the process a second time. Keep cool until ready for assembly.
  • 4
    Directions for Pomegranate Sauce: Pour juice into saucepan and heat on low. Slowly whisk in the dissolved cornstarch. Continue whisking until the juice becomes slightly thick. Let cool.
  • 5
    Directions for White Chocolate Mousse: Pour water into a heavy sauce pan; sprinkle with gelatin. Let stand 2 minutes, until gelatin is softened. Add butter, heat, stirring, until mixture is boiling, butter melts and gelatin is dissolved.
  • 6
    Meanwhile, in food processor, chop chocolate chips with sugar. With processor running, pour boiling butter mixture into chocolate mixture; process until chocolate is melted. Add eggs once at a time and continue processing.
  • 7
    Return mousse back to sauce pan and cook over medium heat until mixture thickens. Stir constantly. Be careful not to let scorch.
  • 8
    Pour mixture into a bowl and place in refrigerator for an hour to cool.
  • 9
    Pour heavy cream into a mixer bowl and whip into soft peaks. Add a large spoonful of cooled white chocolate mixture while still whipping. Continue adding spoonful's of white chocolate mixture until all gone.
  • 10
    Spread pomegranate sauce onto individual dessert plates. Then pipe white chocolate mousse into each cone and arrange on plates. Add pomegranate seeds for garnish.

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