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Elegant White Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Elegant White Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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 YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. In a small heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, combine chocolate and 2/3 cup cream. Cook and stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Cool to room temperature.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat the remaining cream, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until soft peaks form. Fold about 1/4 cup into chocolate mixture. Fold in remaining whipped cream mixture. Spoon into dessert dishes. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

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