Heavenly Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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Heavenly Chocolate Mousse

Fran Miller

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@TchrLdy71

Yes, I know this takes 3 cups of heavy cream but the taste is HEAVENLY! It also makes a delicious Chocolate Mousse Pie.

The prep time listed to the left includes cooking times. I couldn't figure out how to separate them since you're always doing something. =^..^=


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Serves:

6-8, depending on serving size

Prep:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

10 oz
dark chocolate
3 c
heavy cream, divided into 1/4, 3/4, and 2 cups
4
large egg yolks (only)
2 Tbsp
white sugar
pinch
of salt
1 c
powdered (confectioner's) sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt chocolate with 1/4 cup heavy cream in a pan, then put into a larger-sized bowl. Set aside.
2
Whisk together yolks, sugar and salt in another bowl. Set aside.
3
Warm 3/4 cup of heavy cream in heavy skillet until bubbles just start to form around edge of pan.
4
Temper egg yolks mixture into warm cream by slowly pouring the cream into egg yolks, gently stirring, then pouring the eggs & cream mixture back into the skillet.
5
Return mixture to medium heat and stir continuously until custard just thickens to a slight boil & a wooden spoon dragged through the custard leaves a trail that stays in place.
6
Pour into the chocolate and whisk together until smooth. Let chocolate mixture cool to room temperature.
7
Whip the 2 cups of heavy cream & powdered sugar with a mixer until stiff peaks form.
8
Gently fold the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture in 3 additions. Mix gently to a uniform consistency.
9
Spoon into dessert dishes (or a pie shell). Chill until ready to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Puddings, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American