Black & White Jar Cool Dessert Recipe

black and white dessertIf you hate spending hours making dessert for friends and family, we’ve got a recipe for you. The livin’ is easy and entertaining is too with this cool, sophisticated, tall glass of dessert from our friends at McCoy’s Oceanfront at the Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa, Fla.Your dinner guests will never know how simple it was to pull off.

Recipe courtesy Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa.

Chocolate mousse (store-bought is fine)

Vanilla bean ice cream

Chocolate pearls

Cherries or another fruit for garnish


Layer chocolate mousse and vanilla ice cream in a rocks glass or, if you prefer, a sundae bowl. Garnish with a scattering of chocolate pearls and top with a cherry or the berry of your choice.

Bobbie Hasselbring, RFT Editor

RFT co-founder Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. An award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook, Bobbie is editor-in-chief at