Elegant Chocolate Mousse
|Unsweetened bakers chocolate square||3|
|Water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Egg yolks||3 , beaten|
|Vanilla||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Heavy cream||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
Melt chocolate in water in saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly until smooth.
Stir in 3/4 cup sugar and the salt.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Blend a small amount of the hot mixture into egg yolks; stir into remaining hot mixture.
Cook and stir 1 minute longer.
Cool to room temperature; then add 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla.
Whip the cream with 3 tablespoons sugar and -3/4 teaspoon vanilla until soft peaks form.
Gradually blend in chocolate mixture.
Spoon into 9-inch square pan or 1/2-quart freezer container.
Freeze until firm, at least 6 hours.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2815 Calories from Fat 1854
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 213 g327.5%
Saturated Fat 129.2 g645.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1130.7 mg376.9%
Sodium 445.3 mg18.6%
Total Carbohydrates 236 g78.6%
Dietary Fiber 14.4 g57.8%
Sugars 197.8 g
Protein 27 g54%
Vitamin A 136.5% Vitamin C 4.2%
Calcium 42.2% Iron 91.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet