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Chocolate Mousse

Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.