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Deep, rich, and luxurious, this mousse, inspired by a recipe from Isabel Allende, is a grand finale to a great meal. Use good-quality chocolate for the best flavor.

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Credit: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Robyn Valarik

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total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 10 to 12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Put chocolate, coffee, and sugar in a large metal mixing bowl. Set bowl over a large pot filled with 1 in. simmering water. Melt chocolate, stirring often, until smooth. Remove from heat and set aside.

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  • Whisk egg whites in a medium bowl with a mixer until they hold stiff peaks. Whisk cream in another bowl until soft ribbons form.

  • Stir yolks into warm chocolate mixture. Mix in liqueur. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold in whites until almost blended, then gently fold in whipped cream until no streaks remain.

  • Pour chocolate mixture into a large (8-cup) glass serving bowl. Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve. Serve with sweetened whipped cream.

  • Make ahead: Up to 3 days, covered and chilled.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

387 calories; calories from fat 74%; protein 6.8g; fat 31g; saturated fat 17g; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 3g; sodium 47mg; cholesterol 147mg.
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