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Mocha Latte Chocolate Mousse Recipe

3 stars - based on 2 reviews
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Add a touch of elegance to your next dessert offering with this sophisticated Mocha Latte Chocolate Mousse. No one will ever know that this smooth, rich, and decadent dessert was so quick and easy to make!

Servings: 6

Active time: 45 minutes

Total time:

Ingredients

  • 8 oz semisweet chocolate
  • 6 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp espresso powder
  • 1 Tbsp coffee liqueur
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized egg(s), separated
  • pinch salt
  • 1/3 c sugar
  • 1 c heavy cream
  • whipped cream for garnish
  • coffee beans for garnish

Preparation

  1. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate and butter, then stir in the espresso powder, coffee liqueur and vanilla extract. Pour into a bowl and let it cool to room temperature.
  2. With an electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat egg whites and salt until soft peaks form; gradually add half of sugar and beat the whites just until stiff.
  3. In another bowl, with electric mixer on high speed, beat egg yolks and remaining sugar until pale yellow and thick, about 5 minutes.
  4. In another bowl, with electric mixer on high speed, beat cream just until stiff.
  5. Gently fold yolk mixture into chocolate. Add whites and fold until just blended, then add whipped cream and fold just until blended.
  6. Divide into coffee cups and refrigerate for an hour. Garnish with whipped cream and coffee beans.

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by Linda L. on 11/16/13
P.S. Next time, I think I'll pipe it into wine glasses for a more interesting presentation.

by on 11/15/13
This is a very unhealthy recipe. I don't understand why you endorse it? 26 gms. of fat and 28 gms. of sugar and 520 calories to becoming a diabetic or heart attack!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1/6 of recipe)
Total Servings 6

Amount Per Serving:

Nutrition Category Amount
Calories 520
Calories from Fat 380
Total Fat 42g (65% DV)
Saturated Fat 26g (130% DV)
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 210mg (70% DV)
Sodium 60mg (3% DV)
Total
Carbohydrate
34g (11% DV)
Dietary Fiber 3g (12% DV)
Sugars 28g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4%
Iron 8%

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized eggs taste great and are safe for all your favorite egg dishes! Davidson's gentle water bath pasteurization reduces the risk of Salmonella in eggs without changing the nutrition or flavor. In fact, Davidson's pasteurized eggs have earned the Seal of Approval for exceptional flavor and culinary performance from the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

The Raw Egg Risk

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