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Speedy Chocolate Mousse

 Speedy Chocolate Mousse
Our home economists created this rich dessert for chocolate lovers.
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 12 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1-1/3 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed


  • In a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the chocolate, 1/3
  • cup of cream, water and corn syrup. Cook and stir until chocolate is
  • melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; cool for 20 minutes.
  • Whisk in extract and cream cheese until blended; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, beat remaining cream until stiff peaks form. Fold
  • into chocolate mixture. Spoon into individual dessert dishes. Cover
  • and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 285 calories, 26 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.