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Mocha Cream Cheese Mousse Recipe
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Mocha Cream Cheese Mousse Recipe

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If you and your sweetie could use some tasty TLC, put together this mouthwatering mousse. It satisfies a chocolate-coffee craving, and the cream cheese adds velvety richness.—Beth Allard, Belmont, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon half-and-half cream
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream and chocolate curls

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without garnishes) equals 771 calories, 64 g fat (39 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 175 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, microwave the chocolate chips, half-and-half cream and coffee granules at 80% power for 45-60 seconds or until chips are melted; stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature.
  2. In another bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Add cream cheese and vanilla to cooled chocolate mixture; beat until smooth. Fold in whipped cream.
  3. Spoon into serving dishes. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate curls. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Mocha Cream Cheese Mousse in Country Woman February/March 2012, p32

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without garnishes) equals 771 calories, 64 g fat (39 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 175 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.

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

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Reviewed Feb. 15, 2012

My sister made this recipe & it was the bomb! It was rich smooth chocolately mousse. I would recommend this to anyone who likes chocolate!

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