Chocolate Mousse Present

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Chocolate Mousse PresentRecipe
Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill Jenkins
Makes 10 servings


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3 (8-ounce) packages semisweet chocolate squares
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup strong brewed coffee
1/2 cup bourbon
1 cup butter or margarine
2 cups whipping cream, whipped


Cook first 5 ingredients in a heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth. Cool.

Fold chocolate mixture into whipped cream. Spoon mousse into a plastic wrap-lined 9- x 5-inch loafpan. Freeze 8 hours.

Invert onto a plate; remove plastic wrap. Decorate with ribbon and a rose to resemble a wrapped package. Store in refrigerator; serve with additional whipped cream, if desired.

Created date

December 1999