Thuesday Treats: Chocolate Semifreddo

Don’t have ice cream in the fridge? If you keep these  simple ingredients on hand, you can fix the next best thing without having to run to the store. A cross between ice cream and mousse, this scrumptious dessert should satisfy all your ice-creamy cravings.

Total Time: 1 Hr. 35 Min.
Prep Time: 5 Min. 
“Cook” Time: 1 Hr. 30 Min.
8 servings

Discover Chocolate Semifreddo, an Italian-inspired dessert your family will request again and again. You’ll love the airy texture of Chocolate Semifreddo.

What You Need
1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding
1-1/2 cups cold milk
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (about 3 cups), thawed

Let’s Make It
1 – Whisk pudding mix and milk in large bowl with whisk 2 min.
2 – Fold in COOL WHIP.
3 – Spoon into 8 (4-oz.) freezer-proof ramekins or jars with lids; cover.
4 – Freeze 1-1/2 hours.

Kitchen Tips
Tip 1 – Special Extra: For a mocha-flavored semifreddo, whisk 2 tsp. MAXWELL HOUSE Instant Coffee granules into the pudding before folding in the COOL WHIP.

Tip 2 – Special Extra: Sprinkle lightly with unsweetened cocoa powder just before serving.

Tip 3 – Note: These refreshing portion-controlled desserts can be frozen up to 1 week before serving. For all the nutritional details, CLICK on over to My Food and Family. I touched base with a couple of characters to check on their feelings about ice cream. Lennox Morgan, the heroine of ASSASSIN’S MOON, spends a lot of time with her Wolf mate, Griffith Caine, in very exotic locales. Sometimes, ice cream as we know it isn’t an option and Lenny discovered Chocolate Semifreddo when they were in Naples, Italy. Being a very talented lady, she figured out an easy way to recreate this dessert. She even convinced Griff that he likes it. 😉 If you’d like to read how a woman with a deep social conscience hooks up with a highly-paid international assassin, then click on the book cover or the title. ASSASSIN’S MOON is free to read with a Kindle Unlimited subscription or you can add it to your collection for $2.99. It’s also available in paperback. So, nosy minds want to know. What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream? Me? I’m a chocolate chip cookie dough kinda gal, but this would do in a pinch!

About Silver James

I like walks on the wild side and coffee. Lots of coffee. Warning: My Muse runs with scissors. Author of several award-winning series--Moonstruck, Nightriders MC, The Penumbra Papers, and Red Dirt Royalty (Harlequin Desire) & other books! Purveyor of magic, mystery, mayhem and romance. Lots and lots of romance.
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2 Responses to Thuesday Treats: Chocolate Semifreddo

  1. Sounds yummy. You know me. I love ice cream. I’m not sure I have a favorite anymore. Yesterday, I managed to buy one of the last two half-gallons at the DG – Edy’s chocolate peanut butter cup, which is up there in the favorites category. (The other half-gallon was chocolate mint. Bleh.) I need vanilla in the house for having with cake and for making floats, though. They stopped making my favorite ice cream ever about 30 years ago – choco-malt chip. Chocolate malt ice cream with teeny-tiny chocolate covered malted milk ball bits. OMG.

    As always, loved the book. Love the characters. People really need to read all your stuff already. Sheesh.

    • Silver James says:

      I post the recipes for you and the book recommendations for everyone else. 😉 I also have to admit that I really like mint chocolate chip. I make an ice cream dessert that’s Oreo crust, mint choco-chip, peanuts or pecans, and topped with homemade fudge sauce. I need to make it so I can grab a picture to feature some Tuesday. 😆

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