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Chocolate Truffle Mousse


Chocolate Truffle Mousse

Chocolate Truffle Mousse

Yield

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

1 cup whipping cream, divided
1 egg yolk
2 tablespoons corn syrup
2 tablespoons butter
4 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
4 squares (1 ounce each) milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
5 teaspoons powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Sweetened whipped cream, fresh raspberries and mint leaves (optional)

Preparation

  1. Whisk 1/2 cup cream, egg yolk, corn syrup and butter in medium heavy saucepan over medium heat until mixture simmers. Continue whisking while mixture simmers 2 minutes. Remove from heat; add chocolates, stirring until smooth. Cool to room temperature.
  2. Beat remaining 1/2 cup cream in medium bowl with electric mixer at high speed until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form.
  3. Stir whipped cream into chocolate mixture. Pour into medium serving bowl. Chill 4 hours or overnight. Garnish with sweetened whipped cream, fresh raspberries and mint leaves, if desired.

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