Chocolate Mousse

Kacie Vasquez

By
@proudmommyandwife

I got this off of cooks.com . This mousse comes out so light and fluffy. Immediatly a family favorite!


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Rating:

Serves:

8 (4 oz. servings)

Prep:

25 Min

Ingredients

1/4 c
white granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
rum
4 oz
semi sweet chocolate chips or bakers semi sweet chocolate
2 c
whipping cream
3 Tbsp
whipping cream
2
egg whites
any garnish you'd like ( mint, shaved chocolate, etc.)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dissolve 1/4 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons rum in saucepan. Don't let it brown!
2
With double boiler, melt chocolate chips. (if using bakers chocolate melt in the microwave as directed on the box)
3
Stir in 3 tablespoons unwhipped whipping cream. Remove from heat, add sugar/rum mixture.
Stir until smooth. Let cool.(at least 10 minutes)
4
Whip stiff 2 egg whites.
5
Take cooled mixture and fold egg whites into chocolate( i use a spatula to keep more air the mixture to keep it lighter). Let set (i put it back in the fridge for about 10 minutes)
6
whip 2 cups whipping cream.
7
Fold chocolate egg white mixture into whipped cream. (again i use a rubber spatula)
8
Place into dishes. Add garnish if you'd like. Cool for at least 2 hours, but not more than 24 hours. Enjoy!!!
9
*note* you can add a tablespoon or 2 of any extract to the egg white mixture to add a different flavor. Mint an Almond are suggested.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy