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White Chocolate and Raspberry Frozen Mousse Bombes
Frozen mousse bombes are an easy option for creating a classy, composed dessert that looks great on the plate. This one features a creamy white chocolate mousse, some hidden raspberries, and a dark chocolate cake, encased in a white chocolate shell. An easy raspberry sauce really ties the dish together for balance and visual appearance.
Note: The cake recipe is meant to fit in a standard jelly roll pan, and you will have leftovers. If you have a half-sized sheet pan, you may cut the recipe in half.
When making frozen mousse bombs, here are some tips to consider:
- If making the shells with milk or dark chocolate, tempering the chocolate will prevent white streaks from forming.
- Mousse that contains gelatin is ideal to help it hold its shape as the bombe melts a bit.
- Virtually any cake sponge baked in a flat sheet can be used (or, alternatively, a flourless meringue-based cookie).
- For best appearance, cut the round of cake exactly to the size of the bombe's footprint.
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