Chocolate Mousse

Hubby claims he’s not a big dessert guy. Or a big chocolate guy. I have a hard time believing that because no matter what I bake, he always wants a bite. But even after everything I’ve made, this chocolate mousse is one of his favorites of all time. We literally have to hide the bowl so there is enough to share with others.

Hubby’s mom makes this for every holiday that we’re home. I’ve never tried to make this, but she gave me the recipe and permission to post it on here (thanks N!)

This mousse is best the day it’s made. If you need to make it in advance, be sure to give it a good stir prior to serving.

Print Save

Chocolate Mousse

Yield: ~20 servings

Ingredients:

6 eggs, at room temp, washed with soap and water, 5 separated, 1 slightly beaten
1 pint heavy cream
1/2 lb chocolate
1/3 c powdered sugar

Directions:

Using the whisk attachment on a stand mixer, beat the 5 egg whites until stiff. In a separate bowl, whip cream with powdered sugar.

In a small saucepan, melt the chocolate. Add the beaten egg and mix together. Beat in the egg yolks of the 5 separated eggs. Mix chocolate mixture together with whipped cream. Carefully fold in the egg whites. Refrigerate 2-3 hours.

Note, if using white chocolate, it needs to be melted with some liquor, milk, or cream.

Recipe from Hubby's mom

Check out my week of Family Favorites here.

    Pin It

6 Responses to “Chocolate and Peanut Butter Pops”

  1. #
    1
    SimplySweeter — May 21, 2010 at 11:34 am

    Love these! Isn’t it amazing how anything that’s been dipped in chocolate can bring rave reviews??

    http://www.simplysweeter.blogspot.com

  2. #
    2
    Lauren — May 21, 2010 at 3:09 pm

    What a phenomenal sweet/savory treat!

  3. #
    3
    KV — May 21, 2010 at 5:20 pm

    I like the white with the red B – nice Red Sox feel to it!

  4. #
    4
    ajcabuang04 — May 22, 2010 at 5:10 am

    Can’t believe you used Ritz crackers! What a great idea!

    http://ajscookingsecrets.blogspot.com/

  5. #
    5
    Alex Erynn — May 22, 2010 at 11:15 pm

    I was just talking about making chocolate dipped oreos. They sound fantastic!

  6. #
    6
    — May 23, 2010 at 11:42 pm

    Mmm, these look amazing! Must try these!

    http://www.madewithpink.com

Leave a Comment