Elegant White Chocolate Mousse Recipe
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Elegant White Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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Simply elegant is a fitting description for this smooth treat from field editor Laruinda Johnston, Belchertown, Massachusetts. Whipped cream teams up with white chocolate to make her easy recipe extra-special.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 12 ounces white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 230 calories, 23g fat (14g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 26mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a small heavy saucepan, combine chocolate and 2/3 cup cream; cook and stir over medium-low heat until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl; cool to room temperature.
  2. In a small bowl, beat remaining cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until soft peaks form. Fold 1/4 cup of the whipped cream into chocolate mixture, then fold in remaining whipped cream.
  3. Spoon into dessert dishes. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Elegant White Chocolate Mousse in Taste of Home February/March 2007, p20

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ladyluckXIII User ID: 973558 148319
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2008

"I made this yesterday for Easter and it was a big hit!

The market was out of white chocolate squares and I substituted an 11 oz bag of white chocolate baking chips instead and that worked fine"

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