Creamy Chocolate Mousse Recipe
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Creamy Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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Joan Schroeder from Pinedale, Wyoming sent the recipe for this fluffy dessert that's sure to satisfy chocolate cravings. "I like to garnish servings of the mousse with strawberries," she suggests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup chocolate syrup
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • Maraschino cherries and fresh mint, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 285 calories, 22 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 31 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. In a chilled small bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and vanilla, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold in chocolate syrup and cocoa.
  2. Spoon into dessert dishes. Refrigerate until serving. Garnish with cherries and mint if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Chocolate Mousse in Quick Cooking May/June 2003, p37

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Sep. 17, 2008

"This is so yummy and so easy to make!"

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