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Creamy Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Creamy Chocolate Mousse Recipe

If you are a chocolate lover, It is a must try this chocolate mousse recipe, This mousse is so creamy and super delicious, topped with whipped cream, fresh maraschino cherries, and mandarin orange slices, perfect chocolate dessert pair with anyone at any time.

Ingredients for Chocolate Mousse Recipe :

  • 2½ cup heavy cream, divided
  • 8 oz. high-quality semi-sweet chocolate chips or baking chocolate
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • Optional: 1 t. orange zest, preferably organic – The orange zest adds a really nice pop of flavor to this recipe.
  • Optional, to serve: Whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and/or mandarin orange slices

How to Make Chocolate Mousse :

Step One:

Heat 1 cup of heavy cream with chocolate chips over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until chips have melted. Set aside.

Chocolate Mousse - Step 1

Step Two:

In a medium bowl, beat eggs and sugar with a hand-held mixer at medium speed for 3-minutes.

Chocolate Mousse - Step 2

Step Three:

While mixing on the same setting as above, slowly add the melted chocolate mixture to the egg mixture. Stir in the orange zest, if using. Once combined, pour back into the pan used to melt the chocolate. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.

Chocolate Mousse - Step 3

Step Four:

Remove from heat and cool slightly before transferring to the refrigerator to chill for 2 hours.

Step Five:

Once chilled, whip the remaining heavy cream until stiff peaks form.

Chocolate Mousse - Step 5

Step Six:

Gently fold the chilled chocolate into the whipped cream until thoroughly combined. The mixture should have a fluffy consistency.

Chocolate Mousse - Step 6

Step Seven:

To serve, spoon chocolate mousse into a piping bag and pipe into small dessert dishes. Top with whipped cream and maraschino cherries or mandarin oranges, if desired. Enjoy!

Chocolate Mousse - Step 7

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Creamy Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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Dessert American
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes + 2 hours Chill

This easy chocolate mousse is creamy and super delicious, perfect chocolate dessert pair with any one at any time.

Ingredients

  • 2½ cup heavy cream, divided
  • 8 oz. high-quality semi-sweet chocolate chips or baking chocolate
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • Optional: 1 t. orange zest, preferably organic
  • Optional, to serve: Whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and/or mandarin orange slices

Instructions

1

Heat 1 cup of heavy cream with chocolate chips over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until chips have melted. Set aside.

2

In a medium bowl, beat eggs and sugar with a hand-held mixer at medium speed for 3-minutes.

3

While mixing on the same setting as above, slowly add the melted chocolate mixture to the egg mixture. Stir in the orange zest, if using. Once combined, pour back into the pan used to melt the chocolate. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.

4

Remove from heat and cool slightly before transferring to the refrigerator to chill for 2 hours.

5

Once chilled, whip the remaining heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the chilled chocolate into the whipped cream until thoroughly combined. The mixture should have a fluffy consistency.

6

To serve, spoon chocolate mousse into a piping bag and pipe into small dessert dishes. Top with whipped cream and maraschino cherries or mandarin oranges, if desired. Enjoy!

Notes

The orange zest adds a really nice pop of flavor to this recipe.

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