Chocolate Mousse

Southern Living
Makes 6 to 8 servings


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1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels
2 1/2 cups whipping cream, divided
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon rum
Garnishes: whipped cream, grated chocolate


Microwave chocolate morsels and 1/2 cup cream in a small glass bowl at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until melted, stirring twice. Stir in vanilla and rum, blending well. Cool 5 minutes.

Beat remaining 2 cups cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form; fold cream into chocolate mixture. Pipe or spoon into a large serving bowl or dessert dishes. Garnish with additional whipped cream and grated chocolate, if desired. Chill 2 hours.

Created date

October 2002