Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
For an elegant dessert try this chocolaty mousse recipe topped with cocoa-flavored whipped cream.
Servings: Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs
2 oz.malted milk balls (about 2/3 cup)see savings
4 oz.milk chocolate, coarsely choppedsee savings
3 oz.bittersweet chocolate, coarsely choppedsee savings
3 cupswhipping creamsee savings
1/3 cupchocolate malted milk powdersee savings
2 Tbsp.chocolate liqueur, almond liqueur, or milksee savings
1/2 tsp.vanillasee savings
1 Tbsp.sugarsee savings
2 tsp.unsweetened cocoa powdersee savings
Malted milk balls (optional)see savings
Place the 2 ounces malted milk balls in large resealable plastic bag and finely crush with rolling pin. Set aside.
For mousse, in small saucepan heat milk chocolate and bittersweet chocolate with 1/4 cup of the whipping cream over low heat until smooth, stirring constantly. Stir in malted milk powder, liqueur, and vanilla. Cool to room temperature.
In large chilled mixing bowl with chilled beaters beat 1-3/4 cups whipping cream to stiff peaks (peaks stand straight). Stir about 1/2 cup of the whipped cream into melted chocolate mixture; fold chocolate mixture back into remaining whipped cream. Fold in crushed malted milk balls. Spoon into 1-1/2- to 2-quart dish or 8 to 10 small bowls or glasses. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 24 hours.
In medium chilled bowl combine remaining 1 cup whipping cream, sugar, and cocoa powder; beat to soft peaks. Spoon on mousse. Top with malted milk balls. Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Per serving: Calories 520, Total Fat 43 g, Saturated Fat 27 g, Monounsaturated Fat 12 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 127 mg, Sodium 90 mg, Carbohydrate 31 g, Total Sugar 24 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 4 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 12%, Iron 6%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet