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Mocha Latte Parfaits Recipe


Upgrade your normal after dinner coffee routine with these mocha latte parfaits!

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  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon shortening
  • Chocolate jimmies
  • 3 tablespoons half-and-half cream
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar


Servings 4
Preparation time 25mins
Cooking time 30mins
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Step 1

In a microwave, melt 1/2 cup chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip rims of four parfait glasses in chocolate; sprinkle with jimmies. Let stand until set.

In a small saucepan, combine the cream, egg yolks, vanilla, coffee granules and remaining chocolate chips. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 160 degrees fahrenheit or it is thick enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Cool, stirring several times.

In a small bowl, dissolve coffee granules in 1 tablespoon whipping cream. Add remaining cream; beat cream mixture until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar; beat until soft peaks form. Fold 1-1/2 cups of cream mixture into cooled chocolate mixture.

Spoon about 1/4 cup chocolate mousse into each parfait glass; spoon or pipe about 1/4 cup cream mixture over mousse. Repeat layers. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

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