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Amaretto-Chocolate Mousse

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Ingredients
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided
  Unsweetened chocolate square 2 Ounce, chopped
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Amaretto 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine water and 2 tablespoons sugar in a small heavy saucepan, bring to a boil, and stir until sugar dissolves.
Remove from heat, add chocolate, and cover.
Let mixture stand 5 minutes or until chocolate melts.
Cool.
Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy.
Add cream of tartar and 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Set aside.
Add egg yolks to chocolate mixture, beat until smooth.
Stir in Amaretto.
Fold about one-fourth of egg white mixture into chocolate mixture, fold chocolate mixture into remaining egg white mixture.
Spoon mousse into 2 dessert dishes and chill.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
2

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