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Chocolate-Caramel Mousse Parfaits

 Chocolate-Caramel Mousse Parfaits
Our home economist came up this tempting dessert that only requires three ingredients. The contrasting layers look lovely in tall, clear glasses.
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 4 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup caramel ice cream topping

Directions

  • For chocolate mousse, heat 2 cups cream in a small heavy saucepan
  • over medium heat until it begins to simmer, about 180°. Remove
  • from the heat; whisk in chocolate until smooth. Transfer to a bowl;
  • refrigerate until chilled. Beat until soft peaks form.
  • For caramel mousse, beat remaining cream in a large bowl until it
  • begins to thicken. Add caramel topping; beat until soft peaks form.
  • Spoon 3 tablespoons chocolate mousse into six parfait glasses; top
  • with 3 tablespoons caramel mousse. Repeat layers. Refrigerate until
  • serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 parfait equals 711 calories, 66 g fat (41 g saturated fat), 218 mg cholesterol, 124 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.