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Chocolate and Date Mousse

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An elegant dessert ready in minutes! The chocolate and date mousse is a brilliant combination of streams of dark chocolate and dates streaked with whipped cream and dotted with chopped dates and walnuts. You will love the sweet creamy feel of this mousse, well balanced by the crunchy walnuts in every mouthful.
Ingredients
For dates mixture:
  Dates 10 , deseeded (kala khajur)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Other ingredients
  Dark chocolate 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), beaten
  Chopped dates 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (kala khajur)
  Chopped walnuts 2 Tablespoon (akhrot)
Directions

Making

For the dates mixture

  1. Heat a small pan and add dates and milk. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Switch off the flame and keep aside to cool.
  3. Blend in a mixer to a coarse paste. Keep aside.

Finalizing

  1. Combine chocolate and milk in a microwave safe deep bowl and microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds or till the chocolate melts and mix well.
  2. Add dates mixture and mix gently.
  3. Add whipped cream and fold gently.
  4. Add walnuts and dates and mix well.
  5. Pour this mixture into 3 individual glasses.
  6. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours or till the mousse has set.

Serving

  1. Garnish with swirls of whipped cream and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Kids
Dish: 
Mousse
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Feel: 
Creamy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
4 Minutes
Ready In: 
24 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 730 Calories from Fat 429

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.4%

Saturated Fat 26.9 g134.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 116.9 mg39%

Sodium 45 mg1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.8%

Sugars 53.2 g

Protein 6 g11.7%

Vitamin A 1.1% Vitamin C 0.28%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 23.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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