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Fresh Berry Shortcakes with White Chocolate Mousse

Fresh Berry Shortcakes with White Chocolate Mousse

Fresh Berry Shortcakes with White Chocolate Mousse

  • Cook Time: 1 Hour, 42 Minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings

The ultimate combination of fresh berries, two kinds of chocolate and tender shortcake! Truly a decadent dessert!

Ingredients

White Chocolate Mousse

Shortcakes

  • 13 c. packaged all-purpose biscuit mix

Directions

  1. White Chocolate Mousse:
    Stir white chocolate and 1/2 cup of the cream in a heavy saucepan over low heat until chocolate is melted. Transfer chocolate mixture to a large bowl. Cool until mixture begins to thicken. Beat remaining 1 cup cream with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gently fold whipped cream and almond or vanilla extract into chocolate mixture. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. 
  2. Shortcakes:
    Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  3. Combine biscuit mix, milk, butter, chocolate chips and vanilla until soft dough forms. Drop by 12 spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over shortcakes.  Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from baking sheet; cool.

  4. Berries:
    Rinse and trim berries. Slice if desired. Add sugar and vanilla; gently stir. Chill until ready to serve.
  5. To assemble:
    Split shortcakes and place each in a shallow bowl. Top with White Chocolate Mousse and berry sauce. Garnish with a fresh mint leaf, if desired.