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Easy Chocolate Mousse

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

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. MORE + LESS -

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Nutrition Information

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