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Creamy Chocolate Mousse Easy Recipe

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The best chocolate mousse recipe you will find. It’s an easy no bake dessert for chocolate lovers. Only four ingredients and it can be made ahead.


Ingredients for Creamy Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Heavy cream gives this mousse recipe it’s rich creamy texture

Semi-sweet chocolate chips or baking chocolate and for best results, use a good quality brand

Granulated sugar, you are welcome to cut back on the sugar if you like but remember, it’s dessert.

Only 2 large eggs which will make a nice thick creamy mousse


How To Make Chocolate Mousse

We begin by melting the chocolate with one cup of heavy cream over medium-low heat. Stir constantly until the chips have melted and then set aside.

whipping eggs and sugar with an electric mixer

In a medium bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar using a hand mixer on medium speed for about 3 minutes.

Continue to mix at medium speed while adding the melted chocolate mixture slowly until combined. Then pour it all back into the same pan you used to melt the chocolate and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.

Remove from heat and cool for about 15 minutes then chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

After your chill time in the refrigerator, whip the remaining heavy cream using a hand mixer until stiff peaks form. Then fold in the chilled chocolate mixture until completely combined. Your mousse should be fluffy.

chocolate mousse served in a small glass with whipped cream and a cherry on top

Spoon your chocolate mousse into serving dishes and top with a small dollop of whipped cream and a cherry for a pretty dessert.

Make this easy Chocolate Mousse recipe for your sweetheart at Valentine’s. Ya know, homemade is always best, right! It’s also an easy dessert to make ahead and leave in the refrigerator if you are having a dinner party or soiree.

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Creamy Chocolate Mousse Easy Recipe

chocolate mousse served in a small glass with whipped cream and a cherry on top

An easy four ingredient recipe for Creamy Chocolate Mousse. Enjoy this no-bake dessert any time of the year but be sure to make it for your sweetheart at Valentine's. A chocolate lovers treat.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2½ Cups heavy cream, divided
  • 8 oz. Semi-sweet chocolate chips or baking chocolate
  • ¼ Cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs

Instructions

    Begin by melting the chocolate with the heavy cream over medium-low heat. Stir constantly until the chips have melted and then set aside.

    In a medium bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar using a hand mixer on medium speed for about 3 minutes.

    Continue to mix at medium speed while adding the melted chocolate mixture slowly until combine. Then pour it all back into the same pan you used to melt the chocolate and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.

    Remove from heat and cool for about 15 minutes then chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

    After your chill time in the refrigerator, whip the remaining heavy cream using a hand mixer until stiff peaks form. Then fold in the chilled chocolate mixture until completely combined. Your mousse should be fluffy.

    Spoon or Pipe your chocolate mousse into serving glasses and top with a small dollop of whipped cream and a cherry for a pretty dessert.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 605Total Fat 51gSaturated Fat 32gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 16gCholesterol 174mgSodium 56mgCarbohydrates 37gFiber 3gSugar 32gProtein 7g

Nutrition information is estimated and may not be exact based on uncontrolled variables in home kitchens used by each individual cook.

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