Heavenly Chocolate Mousse

Recipe by Danielle K.
READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    ounces semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, coarsely chopped
  • 12
    cup water
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar
  • 1 14
    cups whipping cream, whipped
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a microwave or double boiler, heat chocolate, ¼ cup water and butter until the chocolate and butter are melted.
  • Cool for 10 minutes.
  • In a small heavy saucepan, whisk egg yolks, sugar and remaining water. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture reaches 160; about 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; whisk in chocolate mixture.
  • Set saucepan in ice and stir until cooled, about 5-10 minutes. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into dessert dishes.
  • Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
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