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Minted Chocolate Mousse

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Ingredients
  Semi-sweet chocolate 6 Ounce
  Eggs 6 Ounce, separated
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Mint extract/Use creme de menthe - 1 tablespoon or fresh mint leaves - 2 tablespoons,chopped 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a double boiler, melt the chocolate over simmering water. Remove from the heat and pour into 2) In a mixing bowl,pour the melted chocolate after removing from heat.
3) Lightly beat the egg yolks till fluffy and fold them into the melted chocolate.
4) In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites to a soft peak.
5) Now add sugar and beat again to form stiff peaks.
6) Mix a third of the whites into the chocolate mixture and then fold the chocolate into the remaining beaten whites,adding a small quantity at a time.
7) Whip the heavy cream with the mint extract until stiff and fold into the chocolate mixture.

SERVING
8) Chill thoroughly. Top with a swril of whipped cream, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Folded
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 300 Calories from Fat 195

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.5%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g64.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 161 mg53.7%

Sodium 54.2 mg2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.7%

Sugars 20.9 g

Protein 5 g10.7%

Vitamin A 11.6% Vitamin C 0.3%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Minted Chocolate Mousse Recipe