Chocolate Mousse


Chocolate mouse is one of those delicious treats that can be used in multiple ways. Chill it down and use it to finish a cake, freeze it for a treat on extra hot days, or just eat it as-is for a silky smooth, rich dessert.  Whatever you choose, you can’t go wrong with this easy, two ingredient chocolate mousse.

Chocolate Mousse
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Prep Time
2 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
10 min
Prep Time
2 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 16 ounces heavy cream, divided
  2. 8 ounces dark chocolate
Instructions
  1. Heat 8 ounces of heavy cream to a scald then pour it over the chocolate.
  2. Let sit for a few minutes to soften the chocolate then stir to emulsify.
  3. Separately, whip the remaining 8 ounces of heavy cream to medium peak.
  4. Stream the chocolate mixture into the whipped cream and fold to create a uniform, smooth mixture.
  5. Use immediately to achieve a level finish or chill for later use.
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About Joe the Baker

Joe the Baker is a classically-trained pastry chef who specializes in French macarons and viennoiserie. He currently sells his delicious confections online, at the Coppell Farmers Market, and at DFW-area gourmet grocers.

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