Cherry Mocha Charlotte
This classic dessert—reinvented for busy bakers—combines the rich flavors of chocolate, coffee and cherry with ladyfingers and whipped cream.
2 (3-ounce) packages lady fingers
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup cool water
1 (5-ounce) package cook-and-serve chocolate pudding
21/2 cups milk
2 tablespoons strong coffee
1 cup heavy whipped cream
1 (21-ounce) can COMSTOCK® or WILDERNESS® More Fruit Cherry Fruit Filling - divided use
- Line sides and bottom of an 8-inch springform pan with lady fingers.
- Combine gelatin and water; set aside.
- In medium saucepan combine chocolate pudding and milk. Stir constantly over medium heat until pudding comes to a full boil; remove from heat. Stir in gelatin and coffee; cool.
- In large mixing bowl, whip cream. Fold in cooled pudding and 1 cup cherry fruit filling. Spoon into springform pan and freeze 3 hours. Remove sides of pan and top with remainder of cherry fruit filling.
Makes 12 servings.
Tip: Garnish with chocolate curls if desired.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Comstock® Wilderness®, through ECES, Inc., Electronic Color Editorial Services.