Makes 8 servings
Luxurious chocolate mousse with a red velvet tint is the perfect Christmas dessert.
Red Velvet Mousse
4 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
2 1/4 cups heavy cream, divided
1 tablespoon MCCORMICK Red Food Color
1 tablespoon MCCORMICK All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
1/4 cup granulated sugar
Vanilla Whipped Cream
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
1/2 teaspoon MCCORMICK All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
1.Microwave chocolate in medium microwaveable bowl on high 1 minute; stir. Microwave additional 30 seconds at a time, stirring until chocolate is smooth and melted. Add 1/4 cup cream; stir until smooth. Stir in food color and vanilla. Let stand 10 minutes to cool slightly.
2.Beat 2 cups cream and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Gently stir in 1/2 of the chocolate mixture with spatula until well blended. Gently stir in remaining chocolate mixture. Spoon into dessert dishes. Cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
3.For the Vanilla Whipped Cream, beat 1/2 cup cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla in medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Serve on mousse.
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