Ultimate Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse

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A creamy chocolate mousse flavored with Irish cream. I really didn't know I could make something so good! I have also substituted dry gin for the Irish cream with delicious results.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces dark chocolate, chopped

  • 3 eggs, separated

  • 1 tablespoon Irish cream liqueur

  • 1 cup whipped cream

  • chocolate shavings

Directions

  1. Melt the dark chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat and allow to cool. In a bowl, beat the egg yolks and stir in the melted chocolate and Irish cream. Fold in 1/2 of the whipped cream.

  2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff. Fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture. Pour the mousse into serving glasses and garnish with remaining whipped cream and chocolate shavings before serving.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, How to Make Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

458 Calories
37g Fat
23g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 458
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 22g 108%
Cholesterol 223mg 74%
Sodium 81mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 221mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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