Chocolate Cinnamon Mousse With Cherries

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Found this recipe in the June 2007 issue of Bon Appetit magazine. It sounded, and looked so good. The cherry & mousse portions can be made 1 day ahead, keeping covered and chilled. Times do not include chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cherries:.
  2. Combine cherries, preserves and Port in heavy small saucepan.
  3. Bring to boil over high heat.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and continue boiling until it thickens to a syrup, stirring frequently, about 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and transfer to a small bowl.
  6. Chill until cold, approximately 3 hours).
  7. Mousse:.
  8. Combine 1/4 C cream and cinnamon in small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  9. Remove from heat and add chocolate, whisking until melted and smooth.
  10. Transfer chocolate mixture to large bowl.
  11. In medium bowl, beat remaining 1 C cream with mixer until soft peaks form.
  12. Fold 1/4 of whipped cream into lukewarm chocolate mixture.
  13. fold in remaining whipped cream in 3 additions, just until incorporated.
  14. Divide mousse among serving dishes/bowls.
  15. Chill until set, approximately 4 hours.
  16. To serve:.
  17. Spoon cherry mixture with syrup on top of mousse.

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