Toffeed Mocha Chocolate Mousse


Toffee'd Mocha Chocolate Mousse

Toffee'd Mocha Chocolate Mousse

Yield

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
4 ounces mascarpone cheese
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon whipping cream, divided
1-1/2 teaspoons instant espresso coffee, finely chopped
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 bar (1.4 ounces) chocolate-covered English toffee, finely crushed

Preparation

  1. Blend cream cheese with sugar in medium bowl with fork until combined. Stir in mascarpone and vanilla.
  2. Beat 1/4 cup whipping cream with mixer at medium-high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold into cheese mixture, in 3 additions.
  3. Dissolve coffee in 1/2 teaspoon hot water. Divide cheese mixture in half; mix coffee into half of cheese mixture until blended. Set aside.
  4. Blend cocoa into remaining 1 tablespoon whipping cream. Add 2 tablespoons of remaining cheese mixture into chocolate paste to lighten, then stir chocolate paste into remaining cheese mixture until smooth. Reserve 1 tablespoon.
  5. Divide chocolate mixture between 2 custard cups and smooth; sprinkle each with half of candy. Add half of coffee mixture to each custard cup, and smooth tops.
  6. Place reserved chocolate mixture in small resealable bag. Cut small piece of one corner of bag. Pipe heart onto each mousse. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Nutritional Information

Calories 800
Calories from Fat 65 %
Total Fat 62 g
Saturated Fat 36 g
Cholesterol 108 mg
Carbohydrate 64 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 10 g
Sodium 252 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 4
Fat 11.5

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