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Chocolate Lover's Mousse

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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Chocolate Lover's Mousse. This mousse has a rich chocolate flavor and looks gorgeous. It is quite simple to make and is very elegant, particularly during the holiday season.
Ingredients
  Semi-sweet chocolate chips 8 Ounce
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Cold whipping cream 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), divided
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
For the topping and garnish
  Whipped cream topping 8 Tablespoon
  Maraschino cherries 8
  Fresh mint leaves 8 Small
Directions

MAKING
1. In a double boiler melt semi-sweet chocolate with butter, once the chocolate has melted remove from heat.
2. Whisk whipping cream and form a smooth glossy dark chocolate cream.
3. Once done allow it to sit for 5 minutes.
4. In a large bowl whip cold whipping cream until frothy using electric mixture, add sugar and using an whisk until soft peaks are formed.
5. Place ¼ of the sweetened whipped cream into the chocolate cream, mix until combined.
6. Transfer the chocolate mixture to the whipped cream bowl and gently fold until combined.
7. Spoon the chocolate mousse into 8 dessert dishes, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2-48 hours before serving.
8. When serving put a dollop of whipped cream, garnish with maraschino cherry and fresh mint.

SERVING
9. Serve after a hearty meal.

Things You Will Need
Double boiler
Electric mixer
Mixing bowl
8 serving bowl or dish

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Mousse
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
165 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 477 Calories from Fat 340

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.6%

Saturated Fat 21.7 g108.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 125.5 mg41.8%

Sodium 78.6 mg3.3%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.32 g1.3%

Sugars 22.7 g

Protein 3 g5%

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 1.7% Iron 0.69%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Lover's Mousse Recipe Video