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Speedy Chocolate Mousse

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

8 servings

Our home economists created this rich dessert for chocolate lovers.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1-1/3 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed

Directions

  1. In a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the chocolate, 1/3 cup of cream, water and corn syrup. Cook and stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; cool for 20 minutes. Whisk in extract and cream cheese until blended; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat remaining cream until stiff peaks form. Fold into chocolate mixture. Spoon into individual dessert dishes. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 285 calories, 26g fat (16g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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