Polly Welby's Excellent Chocolate Mousse

Polly Welby's Excellent Chocolate Mousse

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"I use French chocolate with a 70% cocoa content. Serves four people, or one greedy one! Chill for a couple of hours, and use the firmed mousse to make chocolate truffles. Heavenly. "

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 570 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 46.4 g
  • 71%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.1g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 104 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 31 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Chop chocolate and place in top of a double boiler, or in a microwave-safe bowl, microwave chocolate until melted. Stir occasionally until chocolate is smooth. Allow to cool slightly.
  2. Whip cream in large bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks barely form.
  3. Fold chocolate into cream and spoon into serving dishes. Chill 30 minutes in refrigerator, until set.
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I think the trick is, you need to fold the whipped cream INTO the chocolate. (the recipe says to add the chocolate to the cream) And I added a teaspoon of sugar to the cream before whipping. Whi...

I had this finished under 15 minutes! I altered only slightly using semisweet chocolate chips (melted in microwave), I added 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar to ...

Tastes great! It doesn't look so great, though. Hopefully others can learn from my mistake. I cooled the chocolate as directed. In the meantime I chilled the bowl and whisk I was going to us...