Easy Chocolate Mousse
Easy Chocolate Mousse recipe
semisweet, chopped coarsely, null
unsweetened, chopped coarsely
dark rum or strong coffee
heavy whipping cream
A light mousse; the blender method (recipe follows) makes a darker, denser mousse. Whipped cream for garnish (optional)
In small heavy suacepan over low heat, melt chocolates with the brandy.
Stir until smooth; set aside. In a small bowl, beat eggs, sugar and salt until fluffy.
Add cream; beat until mixture mounds slightly.
Beat in chocolate mixture until well blended. Spoon into serving bowl, 4 glasses or dessert dishes.
Chill. Garnish with whipped cream or serve with fresh berries if desired.
Blender method: In blender whirl eggs, sugar and salt 45 seconds or until frothy.
Add cream; blend 10 seconds. Add chocolate mixture; blend until smooth.
Proceed as above.