White Chocolate Skulls with Brains Mousse

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Recipe: #33600

October 25, 2019


Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (149.1 g)
  • Calories 357.9
  • Total Fat - 18.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 28.3 mg
  • Sodium - 389.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 45.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.6 g
  • Sugars - 31.3 g
  • Protein - 5 g
  • Calcium - 104.8 mg
  • Iron - 2.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg


Step 1

Place half of the melting chocolate in a glass measuring cup and melt on defrost in 20 second intervals until nearly all is melted.

Step 2

Then stir until the rest dissolves.

Step 3

Pour into bottle or piping bag and squeeze 1/4 of the chocolate into the molds,

Step 4

Rotate the the molds to coat the entire inside of it.

Step 5

Repeat several times to ensure a thick enough coating in all areas.

Step 6

Place in freezer for 10 minutes to set.

Step 7

Pop each chocolate skull out of mold and set aside.

Step 8

Repeat to mold the remaining four skulls.

Step 9

Let skulls sit on counter till room temperature

Step 10

Use a butter knife to crack the top back of the skull, breaking away pieces until there is enough room to fill the mold

Step 11

You can use gel food coloring or cocoa powder to "age" the skulls and make them look more realistic


Step 12

Combine mousse mix and milk in a mixing bowl and beat with a mixer on low until thickened

Step 13

Whip on high 3-5 min until light and fluffy

Step 14

Carefully fill pastry bag fitted with round tip with the mousse

Step 15

Pipe into the skull cups, making the top squiggly to resemble the folds of the human brain.

Step 16

Place the filled white chocolate skulls on a plate or tray and chill for 2-3 hours before serving.

Tips & Variations

  • 3d skull silicone mold
  • Squeeze bottle with 1/8 to 1/4 inch hole or piping bag with smooth round nozzle
  • Brown food color gel
  • Black food color gel
  • Cocoa powder
  • Paint brushes dedicated to food decorating