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Elegant Chocolate Mousse

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened bakers chocolate square 3
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 3 , beaten
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 3⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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