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Elegant White Chocolate Mousse

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

8 servings

Simply elegant is a fitting description for this smooth treat. Whipped cream teams up with white chocolate to make this easy recipe extra special. —Laurinda Johnston, Belchertown, Massachusetts
Elegant White Chocolate Mousse Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Mixed fresh berries, optional

Directions

  1. In a small heavy saucepan, combine chocolate and 2/3 cup cream; cook and stir over medium-low heat until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl; cool to room temperature.
  2. In a small bowl, beat remaining cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until soft peaks form. Fold 1/4 cup of the whipped cream into chocolate mixture, then fold in remaining whipped cream.
  3. Spoon into dessert dishes. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours. If desired, garnish with berries.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 422 calories, 34g fat (23g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 47mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.

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