To put it simply, this is heaven on a spoon!
Recipe: Chocolate Mousse
8 (1-ounce) squares semisweet baking chocolate,coarsely chopped1/2 cup water – divided use2 tablespoons butter3 large egg yolks2 tablespoons granulated sugar1 1/4 cups heavy cream, whipped
In a microwave or double boiler, heatchocolate, 1/4 cup water and butter until the chocolate and butterare melted. Cool for 10 minutes.
In a small heavy saucepan, whisk egg yolks,sugar and remaining water. Cook and stir over low heat untilmixture reaches 160°F (70°C), about 1 to 2 minutes.
Remove from the heat; whisk in chocolatemixture. Set saucepan in ice and stir until cooled, about 5 to10 minutes.
Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into dessertdishes.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
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