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8 (4 oz. servings)
white granulated sugar
semi sweet chocolate chips or bakers semi sweet chocolate
any garnish you'd like ( mint, shaved chocolate, etc.)
1Dissolve 1/4 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons rum in saucepan. Don't let it brown!
2With double boiler, melt chocolate chips. (if using bakers chocolate melt in the microwave as directed on the box)
3Stir in 3 tablespoons unwhipped whipping cream. Remove from heat, add sugar/rum mixture.
Stir until smooth. Let cool.(at least 10 minutes)
4Whip stiff 2 egg whites.
5Take 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)
6whip 2 cups whipping cream.
7Fold chocolate egg white mixture into whipped cream. (again i use a rubber spatula)
8Place 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.