Semisweet Chocolate Mousse Recipe
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Semisweet Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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Judy Spencer of San Diego, California treasures this recipe for rich mousse she learned from a friend. "I love to cook and have tons of recipes, but this one is a favorite and always draws raves. Best of all, it's easy to make," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Whipped cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 367 calories, 31 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 188 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, melt chocolate chips with water; stir until smooth. Stir a small amount of hot chocolate mixture into egg yolk; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cool, stirring several times.
  2. In a small bowl, beat whipping cream until it begins to thicken. Add sugar; beat until soft peaks form. Fold in cooled chocolate mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Garnish with whipped cream if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Mousse in Country Woman March/April 2003, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 367 calories, 31 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 188 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 12, 2013

"Fast, easy and quite tasty!"

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Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

"This mousse is wonderful! Once you try it, you'll be making it again."

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Reviewed Dec. 1, 2012

"Absolutly amazing!"

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Reviewed Oct. 28, 2012

"I make this for my hubby 1-3 times per year. It's his favorite. I forgot where I get the recipe and have FINALLY bookmarked the page. But I found this again and so happy!! This is so easy and so very good. He will be very happy tonight when I present this after dinner :-)"

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2012

"Marvalous....absolutely delicious!!I could eat it every day."

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