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Chocolate Mousse

This has got to be one of the easiest and most delicious desserts that exist. Many chocolate mousse recipes call for gelatin and/or eggs; not this one!

Yield 6 servings
Time 10 minutes + chilling time
Tools
  • small saucepan
  • wooden spoon
  • 2 bowls
  • electric mixer
Ingredients
  • 2 c heavy cream
  • 3 oz unsweetened chocolate
  • ½ c sugar
Directions Heat ½ c cream in saucepan over medium heat, until just about to boil.

Finely chop the chocolate and place in bowl.

Pour hot cream over chocolate, stir once, cover, and set aside.

Whip remaining cream and sugar in the other bowl until they form soft peaks.

Stir the chocolate mixture until all is melted and well incorporated, then fold in the cream.

Chill for at least 2 hours.

Notes If you love chocolate, this is equally good served plain or with fresh strawberries.

Also see recipes for lemon mousse and strawberry mousse.

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