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Rich Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Rich Chocolate Mousse Recipe

I love to serve this impressive dessert because people think I went to a lot of trouble. Actually, it's easy to make.—Florence Palmer, Marshall, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons hot strong coffee
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided

Directions

  • 1. In a double boiler over simmering water, melt chocolate. Remove top pan from heat; stir in sugar and coffee. Add one yolk at a time, stirring until smooth. Place top pan over boiling water; cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until thick. Pour into bowl; chill 6-8 minutes.
  • 2. Fold in 3 cups whipped topping. Spoon into dishes. Top with whipped topping. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 260 calories, 16 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 159 mg cholesterol, 6 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.