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Chocolate Raspberry Terrine

This dish has been perfectly prepared and served on-board some of American Cruise Lines sailings. You can enjoy this cruise ship dessert in your own home – add your own touches.

Yield: Approximately 10 servings.


1-1/8 pounds chocolate, chopped coarsely
4 ounces heavy whipping cream
¼ pound butter, unsalted
1 ounce raspberry sauce
¼ pint fresh raspberries

Whipped Cream:
¼ cup whipping cream
¼ tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
A splash of vanilla extract


  1. In a double-boiler heat the chocolate, butter, heavy cream and half the raspberry sauce until smooth and chocolate has melted completely.
  2. Line loaf pans with plastic wrap and fill each one half-way.
  3. Evenly distribute the fresh raspberries and then fill the loaf pans the rest of the way.
  4. Wrap plastic over the top and place in the freezer until one-hour before serving.
  5. Garnish with whipped cream raspberries, raspberry sauce and mint sprig.

Whipped cream:

  1. Beat whipping cream with vanilla extract at medium speed with a mixer until foamy.
  2. Gradually add the confectioners’ sugar, beating until soft peaks form.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and chip up to two hours.