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Magic Mousse

 Magic Mousse
Chocolate lovers will adore this melt-in-your-mouth mousse from the Home-maker Schools Recipe Collection.(To learn more about the schools, see page 66.) Dishes of this delightfully sweet dessert are a breeze to whip up ahead of time, yet they taste like you fussed.
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • English toffee bits


  • In a small bowl, combine cold water and gelatin; let stand for 2
  • minutes. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Cool
  • slightly.
  • In a large bowl, combine sugar and cocoa. Add the cream and vanilla;
  • beat on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Beat in gelatin mixture
  • just until blended.
  • Spoon into dessert dishes. Chill for at least 30 minutes. Garnish
  • with toffee bits. Store leftovers in the refrigerator. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 322 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 25 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.