Chocolate Cinnamon Mousse With Cherries

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Ducky

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

Directions

  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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