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White Chocolate-Peppermint Mousse

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst
Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Cool time 25 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Yield Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 12 ounces white chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Garnish: crushed peppermint candies

How to Make It

  1. Heat 3/4 cup cream in a heavy saucepan over medium heat until hot but not boiling. Remove from heat, and add chocolate, stirring until melted. Stir in peppermint extract; cool completely.

  2. Beat remaining 3/4 cup cream until firm peaks form. Fold chocolate mixture gently into whipped cream mixture. Spoon mousse into 8 (3-ounce) cups or glasses; garnish, if desired. Chill until ready to serve.