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{Day 23} Milo mousse S’mores

While it has been on my “to cook” list for this challenge for some time now, I have finally taken the plunge and transformed everyone’s favourite, the S’more – a gooey marshmallow and delicious chocolate biscuit sandwich, into a cone-shaped creation.

For the obvious reasons, the Royal Selangor Get your Jelly On challenge S’more is a bit of an inside out version of the campfire treat. Built around a smooth chocolate mousse that in addition to being flavoured with dark chocolate has the gentle crunch of Milo and is layered with pieces of broken up choc-malt biscuits. If that’s not enough to entice you perhaps the outside will.

It is the outside that makes the dessert so irresistibly good. With freshly toasted marshmallows and more broken up pieces of choc-malt covered biscuits it screams S’more! So much so the kids, who had to share the dessert, were actually fighting over the marshmallows, literally screaming for more!

I’m not surprised. To be honest, this is my favourite chocolate dessert ever too! And isn’t it cute? Toasting the marshmallows was the most fun! We ended up threading s’more, excuse the pun, on some skewers and flaming them up with my recently acquired kitchen torch. I knew it it would come in handy again!

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Makes 1 cone (1 cup)

Chocolate mousse S’mores

The mousse is flavoured with dark chocolate and this should be enough, but for some added texture and a little crunch I added a tablespoon of Milo (chocolate drink granules) to the mousse. I also sprinkled some on the outside, over the bisuit side. Again, you can probably use chocolate Pocky sticks instead of the malted TeeVee snacks I used.

For the quick chocolate mousse:

  • 80g dark chocolate, broken into squares (I used Cadbury Old Gold)
  • 75ml thickened cream
  • 1 egg
  • 10g white sugar
  • 1 tsp Milo
  • 8 choc-malt Tee Vee snack sticks, broken in half

For the outside:

  • 6 choc-malt Tee Vee snack sticks
  • 6 white marshmallows, cut in half
  • 1 tsp Milo powder

To make the quick chocolate mousse: place chocolate into a microwave-safe bowl and melt chocolate (twice for 20 seconds), set aside to cool. Place egg and sugar into a measuring jug and beat with a hand-held blender’s whisk attachment until pale and fluffy, and roughly doubled in size.

In a separate bowl whip the cream and add Milo. Gently fold the melted chocolate and cream into the egg and sugar, and mix well to combine. Spoon mousse into the mould, layering with choc-malt stiicks. Allow to set in the fridge for 2 hours, before freezing overnight.

To serve: turn the mousse out onto a plate. Decorate half the cone with broken up choc-malt sticks and sprinkle over with a teaspoon of Milo. Stick marshmallow halves to the other side and using a kicthen torch, toast them on the outside. Serve immediately.

Just before toasting…. ↓

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34 comments

Nic October 23, 2011 at 8:32 am

Wow! When I thought this couldn’t get any better you make this!

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Anne S October 23, 2011 at 8:34 am

Amazing! Love milo and marshmallows…

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Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide October 23, 2011 at 8:56 am

The coolest looking S’mores ever!

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Three-Cookies October 23, 2011 at 8:59 am

You’ve just reminded me that Milo is not available here, and I would like to have some now, followed by this dessert

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Lizzy (Good Things) October 23, 2011 at 9:20 am

Wow, how many more are you planning to do?

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lawfullyweddedwife October 23, 2011 at 9:38 am

I want to reach through my screen and eat this please!!! It looks amazing. I’m a huge sucker for s’mores.

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ChopinandMysaucepan October 23, 2011 at 9:51 am

Looks awesome, I like the look of the singed marshmellows.

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Christy October 23, 2011 at 10:16 am

This recipe is leaving me wanting s’more!

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valens87 October 23, 2011 at 10:33 am

wow… it’s saying “eat me.. eat me…eat meeeeeee”. I can’t watch this post anymore!!! ahaha
p.s anyway, it looks delicious.

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Ann C October 23, 2011 at 10:46 am

O M G ! That looks absolutely fab!

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Mez October 23, 2011 at 12:40 pm

I have NO words… looking at this literally stacked on the kilos…. BUT I WANT IT SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO BAD!!!!!

I’m having a little ‘make decorations for the engagement party PARTY” a few days before hand, I should whip up one of these babies so we all get onto a sugar rush for creating tissue paper pom poms – BRILLIANT IDEA!!! BWAAHAHAHAAHAHAHAAHAA

Seriously, I could inhale this if I wasn’t careful!!

xox

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phuocndelicious October 23, 2011 at 12:52 pm

You had me at milo mousse. Mmmm..

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Eduard October 23, 2011 at 12:52 pm

That’s my kind of food, where can I buy some???
Seriosly just came back after 5 hours bike ride, and this looks fantastic.
Let me know when you are making the next bach of them.

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Savory Simple October 23, 2011 at 1:01 pm

How cool! I love s’mores and this looks delicious.

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Angelina October 23, 2011 at 1:03 pm

This is the best dessert I’ve seen in the competition, well maybe aside from your fun rainbow jelly! Well done!

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sara October 23, 2011 at 1:04 pm

OMG, I love this! Having the two different sides with different toppings is really cute. Looks so delicious!! 🙂

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Timothy R October 23, 2011 at 2:12 pm

Oh my goodness! This dessert is an ultimate chocoholics dream! Love the biscuits and gooey toasted marshmallows. First claas execution!

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Sharni October 23, 2011 at 3:18 pm

AMAZING! You are so creative – it shows the mould in so many different uses and dishes!

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muppy October 23, 2011 at 9:08 pm

your making me feel like sweets!

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Sissi October 24, 2011 at 4:25 am

Milo and S’mores are completely new to me, but I love your mousse.

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frugalfeeding October 24, 2011 at 5:02 am

Wholesome my arse, but it does look stunning 😀

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Wholesome Cook October 24, 2011 at 6:35 am

I know! I have fallen off the wagon during this challenge a little, but one can indulge occasionally, right?

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Courtney October 24, 2011 at 12:13 pm

I come home from our weekend away to this amazing treat! I love that your kids were fighting about it, too… reminds me of here. 🙂

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rsmacaalay October 24, 2011 at 6:45 pm

Everytime I visit your blog my jaw always drops!

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Nami | Just One Cookbook October 24, 2011 at 7:54 pm

This will be one serving for me!

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TC October 24, 2011 at 11:41 pm

I love smores!

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Shelvasha October 25, 2011 at 1:36 am

Oh my goodness, s’mores! Oh this looks so decadent yet unworldly good! I feel a sugar rush from looking at this, but I know this an amazing dish. Great posting!

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Ming October 26, 2011 at 6:02 am

OMG, yum!

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Spencer October 26, 2011 at 1:14 pm

What great pictures! They look utterly divine!

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Kay aka Babygirl October 27, 2011 at 4:02 am

Oh.. there is just something about these mousse S’mores that make me excited. I love this recipe and the presentation of this classic dessert. I can’t wait to make this

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kaokimura October 27, 2011 at 6:23 pm

I wish I have your kitchen skills and thought of something as heavenly-looking as this. more power to your blog! 😉

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Ally October 30, 2011 at 3:33 am

I wouldn’t add the marshmallows but other than that–perfect!
(Although I would also be sad that I couldn’t use the kitchen torch :/)

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nj greek October 30, 2011 at 10:29 am

these desserts keep getting better and better!

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Sharn October 30, 2011 at 2:53 pm

Oh! My! God! Yum. It’s kind of got that whole “so ugly, it’s cute” thing going on!

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