Chocolate Mousse

1
Kacie Vasquez

By
@proudmommyandwife

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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.)

How to Make Chocolate Mousse

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.

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About Chocolate Mousse

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




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