White Chocolate-Peppermint Mousse

White Chocolate-Peppermint MousseRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Cool: 25 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours


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


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.