Italian-style Chocolate Mousse

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 tbsp - cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp - Corn flour
  • 8 tbsp - Sugar
  • 4 cups - Milk
  • 1.5 cups - Cream
  • 2 tbsp - sweetened whipped Cream (chilled)
  • 3 tsp - gelatine
  • 6 - Cherries (glaced, blanched, canned, fresh, any)

How to Make Italian-style Chocolate Mousse

  • Put 3 tbsp of water in a small saucepan. Sprinkle gelatine over it. Do not stir. Keep aside.
  • Mix cocoa and corn flour in 1/2 cup of milk.
  • Boil the remaining milk with sugar for 5 minutes.
  • Add cocoa paste gradually, stirring continuously.
  • Cool for 3 to 4 minutes. Cool a little.
  • Warm the soaked gelatine over very low flame and keep stirring. Do not boil.
  • Mix into the milk and stir. Chill till thick, but not set.
  • Beat it with a hand beater till smooth. Gently mix in cream.
  • Pour in individual mousse cups. Set in freezer.
  • Once set, transfer to the fridge compartment.
  • 15 minutes prior to serving, ice a swirl of whipped cream on each with an icing gun.
  • Sprinkle a pinch of cocoa powder. Top with a cherry.
  • Transfer to freezer.