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Quick and Easy

Chocolate Mousse

Details

Time
1 hour
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
2 cups

This classic chocolate mousse is the perfect dessert for all chocolate lovers. A simple mix of HERSHEY'S Cocoa and gelatin results in this rich and smooth dessert. It's perfect for paring with fresh fruit, whipped creme, or even more chocolate.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Chill Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp
    unflavored gelatin
  • 1 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 2 Tbsps
    boiling water
  • 1/2 cup
    sugar
  • 1/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 1 cup
    whipping creme (1/2 pt.) cold
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Bowl Bowl
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Serving Dishes Serving Dishes
Refrigerator Refrigerator
1

Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small bowl; let stand 1 minute to soften. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved and mixture is clear. Cool slightly.

2

Stir together sugar and cocoa in medium bowl; add whipping cream and vanilla. Beat on medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bottom of bowl occasionally, until mixture is stiff. Pour in gelatin mixture; beat until well blended. Spoon into serving dishes.

Tip

Whip cocoa mixture only until mixture forms stiff peaks when mixer beaters are lifted.

3

Refrigerate about 30 minutes before serving. Garnish as desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover desserts. Four 1/2 cup servings.

Double Recipe: Use 1 envelope gelatin; double remaining ingredients. Follow directions above, using large bowl instead of medium bowl.

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