Easy Chocolate Mousse

All you need is whipping cream and baking chocolate to create our light, fluffy and chocolaty mousse. For some added flair, top with raspberries or mint leaves.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1
pint (2 cups) heavy whipping cream, well chilled
10
to 12 oz bittersweet baking chocolate (60% to 70% cacao), broken into small pieces

  • 1 In large bowl, beat whipping cream at medium speed just until stiff peaks form.
  • 2 In double boiler or in bowl set over saucepan, melt chocolate over simmering water. Pour melted chocolate into whipped cream; fold chocolate into cream (do not overmix; mixture can have a few streaks). Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Expert Tips

Full Bodied Flavor! Looking for that extra kiss of flavor? Add a smidgen of rum or orange-flavored liqueur to the whipping cream once it's been whipped. Delish!

Totally Toppings! Fresh raspberries, mint leaves, orange curls, whipping cream and chocolate shavings all make beautiful toppers for this recipe.