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Rich Chocolate Mousse

 Rich Chocolate Mousse
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.