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    Easy Chocolate Mousse

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    megnbrycesmom's Note:

    Usually when I say my grandmother, I mean my maternal one, but this is one of the few recipes I have from my paternal grandmother. She died when I was a toddler but I sure do remember this mousse! It really is quite simple to make and is delicious and elegant served with fresh berries of any sort.

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    • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips (or bits, or mini chips, etc)
    • 4 tablespoons hot water
    • 4 eggs, beaten (I use the pasteurized ones since the eggs won't be cooked)
    • 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier (to taste)
    • 1 pint whipping cream, whipped very stiff with no sugar added


    1. 1
      Melt chocolate with hot water. To melt completely, it may be necessary to place the bowl in a pan of hot water.
    2. 2
      Cool and then add beaten eggs.
    3. 3
      Add Grand Marnier.
    4. 4
      Carefully fold in whipped cream.
    5. 5
      Chill and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 12, 2014


      Light, fluffy chocolate. I followed the directions and had no trouble with it being watery. I did have to put in the microwave for 20 seconds to finish the melting - The rich chocolate taste and velvety texture was enjoyed by everyone in this family. Hard to believe it was so easy to make.

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    • on June 29, 2010


      Yum! This is light, fluffy, and delicious! Based on other reviewers comments about it being too liquid, I left out the water altogether. I also melted the chips in the microwave, stirring every 20 seconds or so until they were completely melted. I also substituted Bailey's Irish Cream for the Grand Marinier, we like both, but enjoy Bailey's more in mousse. This will definitely be made again. Made for ZWT6.

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    • on January 28, 2010


      The flavor of this was good. Very rich! However mine was more like a light pudding than a mousse. I whipped my cream until very very thick but once it folded in there was too much liquid for it I think. Thank you for a tasty treat though.

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    Nutritional Facts for Easy Chocolate Mousse

    Serving Size: 1 (120 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 377.3
    Calories from Fat 296
    Total Fat 32.9 g
    Saturated Fat 19.5 g
    Cholesterol 174.5 mg
    Sodium 61.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 19.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    Sugars 15.6 g
    Protein 5.5 g

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    Grand Marnier

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