CHOCOLATE-CHERRY MOUSSE

1
Linda Farnsworth

By
@LindaLilacs

Plump, gorgeous jewels luxuriating in a creamy-dreamy dark chocolate mousse.

Swoon....

To make this No-Sugar-Added, simply sub the powdered sugar for Splenda Granular in the same measurement. SO GOOD!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 oz
    unsweetened solid chocolate, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    heavy whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    cherry liqueur or cherry syrup (if not using, add 2 more tablespoons heavy cream)
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2/3 c
    diced fresh cherries
  • 6
    whole cherries, with stems, for garnish

How to Make CHOCOLATE-CHERRY MOUSSE

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium bowl heat the chopped chocolate, the 2 tablespoons heavy cream (4 tablespoons total, if not using liqueur or syrup) and the liqueur or syrup in the microwave at 30 second intervals, whisking in between, until melted and very until smooth. Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. In a large bowl combine the remaining cream, powdered sugar, almond, and vanilla extract and beat with an electric mixture until peaks that barely hold their shape.
  3. Beat 1/2 cup of the WHIPPED cream into the chocolate mixture until well blended. Carefully fold the chocolate mixture into the remaining whipped cream until no white streaks remain. Gently fold in diced cherries.
  4. Divide into 6 dessert glasses and chill for at least one hour. Garnish with a whole, fresh cherry. Makes six servings.

Printable Recipe Card

About CHOCOLATE-CHERRY MOUSSE

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtags: #Cream #cherry #mousse




Leave a Comment

Get Baking With Apples This Fall Recipe

Get Baking With Apples This Fall

Kitchen Crew

Besides the pumpkin craze, apple everything is hitting stores too. The markets are overflowing with so many varieties of apples right now. What to do with such easy access to...

34 Recipes That Prove Why Pumpkin Is Everything

34 Recipes That Prove Why Pumpkin Is Everything

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Fall means it's pumpkin time! Breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert... can there be too much pumpkin? Not in our mind since pumpkin recipes can be sweet or savory. These 34 recipes...

31 Reasons Why There's Always Room For Dessert Recipe

31 Reasons Why There's Always Room for Dessert

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We all know that we have a second stomach. The one that magically appears just when we think we can't eat another bite and then get a glimpse at dessert....