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alan linden's chocolate mousse

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a recipe by
Alan Linden
The Villages, FL

For pot luck dinners, friends often request I make this Chocolate Mousse! The recipe is easily doubled.

★★★★★ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 1 Hr

Ingredients For alan linden's chocolate mousse

  • 1
    envelope gelatin
  • 3 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 2 oz
    unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 1 c
    milk (can use either whole or fat free)
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    whipping cream - whipped until stiff

How To Make alan linden's chocolate mousse

  • 1
    soften gelatin in water. Set aside.
  • 2
    Melt the chocolate in double boiler over hot (NOT boiling) water. Stir in confectioners sugar blending until smooth.
  • 3
    Scald the milk. Stir into chocolate mixture. Cook over the hot water stirring constantly until mixture reaches boiling point but DO NOT boil!
  • 4
    Remove mixture from heat. Stir in gelatin, sugar, salt and vanilla.
  • 5
    Chill in mixing bowl until slightly thickened. Beat thickened mixture until light and airy. Fold in the whipped cream.
  • 6
    Pour into serving bowl or individual dishes. Refrigerate for 2 - 3 hours or until mousse is firm.

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